Whether you are a college athlete, in a fraternity or sorority, a student government officer or working and going to school, the load of your schedule can quickly become overwhelming. And when overwhelming hits, it can lead to the “Why am I here,” or “What am I supposed to be doing now?” brain burnout.
There is a lot of emphasis on drug and alcohol abuse, but not early enough focus on what is causing it…the stress caused by the desire to fit in, or numb out and hide. The manifestation of the stress can lead to drug and alcohol, it also leads to eating disorders, cutting, promiscuity, abusive relationships and more. This isn’t a single path these students are following. They head in whatever direction feels good when they don’t.
Insomnia is something that over 50% of adult Americans are dealing with. Can’t get to sleep, can’t stay asleep. The most productive time of day starts at 5pm and you’re a night owl.
American Psychological Association’s annual Stress in America Poll reports that 52% of Americans suffer from sleeplessness and 53% of Adults report feeling fatigued. Combine that with the fact that over 90% of the complaints in the doctor’s office are stress related and it’s easy to see why.
Are you energized and excited about the New Year or are you still worn out from the holidays and feeling like you need a break? With the combination of the weather, shorter days and too much to do, it’s easy to feel worn out.
Here’s three quick tips to help you adjust your pace throughout the day to stay relaxed and focused, so you can get more done in less time.
What happens when you get upset? When you’re bored, when you’re happy, when you aren’t tuned in and paying attention to life? Do you turn to food to fill the void, to avoid what you feel you can’t or don’t want to deal with? Have you ever contemplated that being an emotional eater is giving […]