What can be done about it? The best cure may be to take care of yourself. Go exercise, even if you don’t think you have time to fit in that half hour of stair-stepping. Eat well, even if you think gulping down a Big Mac might be all you can handle at the moment. Turn off your phone, television and Facebook page for a few hours. Drop in on a friend or sit around the Christmas tree with family — even if you think you should be studying for just one more hour. Because if you take that time to make yourself feel better, you might actually study better.… Read More

Stress can cause anxiety, tension, and sleepless nights; but, could it also be making you FAT? It very well might be. When your body undergoes stress, it releases a stress hormone called Cortisol, which can suddenly stop your metabolism like hitting the brakes. An abrupt stop of your metabolism, will indeed adversely impact your weight.… Read More