Tag Archives: Stress

Can Music Actually Reduce Stress?

We all pretty much accept that music is food for the soul, but we rarely ponder on the meaning of this. This is a “fact” that we primarily intuit, but there is something to be said about the nearly magical nature of sonic harmony. When a situation becomes dire and days acquire all shades of… Read More »

Stress and Heart Problems

  In our books and blogs we discuss the risk of living under severe stress. Now there is more evidence to support this concern. The European Journal of Preventive Cardiology reported a large study that concluded that people with high stress jobs are at an increased risk for atrial fibrillation.   Such jobs involve high… Read More »

Stress Keeps 1 in 3 Americans Up at Night

THURSDAY, Dec. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Millions of Americans are losing sleep as economic and political stress keeps them tossing and turning at night, a new study finds. In 2013, about 30 percent of Americans said they slept six hours or less at night, but that number rose to 33 percent by 2017, researchers… Read More »