… and all through the house, not a creature was stirring … Mostly because I’d opted to step away from “family tradition” last year. Christmas Eve has always been a big deal in my family. And for the last 20 years or so my family has gathered at my home for an intimate dinner, gift…

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Everyone on this planet experiences stress. We can’t escape it. However, we can learn to manage our response to it. And I am here to tell you that we need to, because if left unresolved, CHRONIC STRESS can lead to: Panic Attacks Phobias Depression Chronic Pain Fibromyalgia Obesity Ulcers Digestive Disorders High Blood Pressure Heart…

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They say stress kills. Studies are actually proving this is true; a recent study of cancer patients shows that stress reduction may prolong lives. We know that prolonged exposure to stress can cause vascular, cardiac, endocrine, and brain function changes. When the body is under stress — whether physical, emotional or perceived — it releases hormones…

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