a woman relaxing in honor of stress awareness month

April Is Stress Awareness Month

Since 1992, April has been recognized as Stress Awareness Month, a national collaborative effort to increase public awareness about the modern stress epidemic’s causes, cures, and dangers. Stress is a normal reaction that everyone experiences in response to feeling anxious or threatened. However, we all experience it differently. Chronic stress can be debilitating and cause…

ways you can reduce your anxiety symptoms

Ways You Can Reduce Your Anxiety Symptoms

Anxiety is the body’s natural response to stress. In average doses, anxiety can be beneficial to our overall well-being. However, chronic or persistent anxiety is detrimental to our mental and physical health. It is estimated that nearly 40 million Americans suffer from some form of anxiety disorder. Common anxiety disorders include generalized anxiety disorder (GAD),…