Reducing Stress

You aren't a machine, you need to take a break.

7 Tips For Reducing Stress During A Crisis

By Lianne Avila | September 22, 2017

Stress can happen to anyone, at anytime. You tend to just go and go. As human beings, we are not meant to go all the time. Remember, you are not a machine. You need to STOP, and take breaks. For some reason the common belief, is that the more you do the better you are. All this leads to is burnout and feelings of resentment. Then, a crisis hits and everything explodes. The crisis may be a result of doing too much, and not letting go. Here are 7 tips for reducing stress during a crisis: Get enough rest. You...

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7 Tips To Get Your Stress Under Control

By Lianne Avila | September 15, 2017

You hear about stress all the time these days. Stress can be sneaky, it pops up at the worst times. When you are leaving for work or picking your child up from school. Here it comes again. You wonder how you will do everything that you need to. The first thing you need to tell yourself, is that you don’t have to do everything. This is the biggest mistake women make. You are worried about letting others down. This is where you need to go easy on yourself. You will let others down, as they will let you down, and...

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How To Reduce Stress In A Stressed Out World

By Lianne Avila | August 21, 2017

You are stressed about finances, the kids, work and school. When does it end? There is always something to do. Your mind never stops. You are always two to three steps ahead. Or, you’re filled with regrets about the past. Make time your friend. Keep in mind, there is always time. You can count on that. When you feel like you always have to keep up with the Joneses, you will never measure up. All this does is add unnecessary stress to your life. Here are 6 simple tips to help reduce stress in your life: Take a yoga class....

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10 Tips To Help Your Reduce Stress At The Office

By Lianne Avila | August 18, 2017

Are you overwhelmed by stress? If you said yes, then you are like many Americans. Research shows that 60% of people in poor health, have high levels of stress. So, what are you stressing about? Money, work, kids, relationships and the list goes on. I think the biggest lesson I have learned being a Marriage & Family Therapist is, we can’t go back and we can’t predict the future. If you stress about any of these things and you don’t stop. You are putting your health at risk. What happened to faith? To something much more powerful than any human...

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5 Tips For Reducing Stress After A Break Up

By Lianne Avila | July 13, 2017

Going through a break up can be really stressful. You thought this was the one, but it didn’t work out. Whether you saw the break up coming or not. You are still left with the same feelings and questions. What did I do wrong? Will I ever meet the right person? As human beings we are designed to need a relationship in our life. Not everybody can admit this, so, good for you if you can. But, relationships have highs and lows. Not every relationship can survive the lows. And that’s alright. After ending a relationship, you go through a...

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What Reduces Stress, Right Now When You Are Feeling Stressed NOW?

By Lianne Avila | June 26, 2017

Everyone has experienced stress at some point in their life. You are worried you will not get a good grade on your history final. You are worried you won’t have enough money to repair your car. You can’t get your boss to notice the extra work you have done. The list goes on. Stress comes in and out of your life. At times, it is out of your control. The truth of the matter is, you can’t control anyone. What this means is, you need to learn how to reduce stress in your life. You can’t keep going. Your body...

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How Meditation Helps In Reducing Stress

By Lianne Avila | June 5, 2017

If stress has you feeling worried and anxious, then it is time to take a meditation break. We live in a fast paced world. You are taught that you never do enough or never have enough. This leaves you feeling depleted, and like you can never get ahead. What if I told you to stop and do nothing for 10 minutes? You would probably think I am crazy. But, that is exactly what meditation is. This is good for your brain and your overall health. Children will play until they are exhausted, and their parent makes them stop and go...

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5 Tips For Reducing Stress In A Relationship

By Lianne Avila | May 18, 2017

Are you tired of feeling stressed out? Do you feel you are working a second shift when you get home? Many people go into a relationship, thinking it will make them happy and reduce stress. Many couples find out, this is not the case. At first it is bliss. Your partner can’t do anything wrong. But, after a while things change. You begin to see your partner as a real human being, flaws and all. This may start to make you feel unloved and stressed out. Here are 5 tips for reducing stress in a relationship: Build a culture of...

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The 3 Reasons Reducing Stress With Laughter Is The Best Medicine

By Lianne Avila | May 4, 2017

Remember when you were a child, laughing came so easily. The average child laughs 300 to 500 times a day. While, the average adult laughs 15 times a day. What happened there? As a child you couldn’t wait to be an adult. Now, you are and life may seem a little stale. When children laugh, they usually have a good belly laugh. Even when adults laugh, they aren’t always using their stomach muscles. Now, ask yourself when was the last time you had a good belly laugh? One where you just couldn’t stop laughing. Laughing just makes you feel good....

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5 Tips For Parents For Reducing Stress During The Summer

By Lianne Avila | April 29, 2017

Summer is almost here. This means the kids will be out of school. They will be home and they will want you to find something for them to do. You have work, a husband and a house to take care of. What are you going to do with your kids? Summer is supposed to be a happy time, a playful time. The sun is shining, the grass is green and it’s time to play. It’s time to slow down. So, why are so many people stressed out during the summer? In our fast paced society, a lot of people don’t...

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