Summertime does not mean less stress

The livin' is easy, right?

Kevin Henry

It’s summertime and the livin’ is easy, right? The kids are out of school. The shorts and flip-flops have come out of storage. There are trips planned for the lake for water skiing rather than ice fishing. Days are longer. Nights are warmer. Hey, it’s all good … right?

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Well, summertime or not, there are still plenty of stressors out there. It seems like every day I look at the news, there’s something out there about worries climbing and fears creeping in more and more. Let’s face it … we don’t live in the world of the Cleavers and Cosbys any more. Kiplinger just came out with an article about the toll of financial stress in the workplace, and two-thirds of people reported some degree of money worries in their lives. Read the article here.

Each of us has something in our life that causes stress. It may be money. It may be family. It may be work. It may be health. It may be a number of things, but stress is certainly a problem for all of us at some point. With that in mind, take a look at the top 10 steps to reduce stress in your life. Read the article here. If you need some help with smoking cessation, check out an interesting article on e-cigarettes and the concerns that come along with them here.

With our nation’s birthday in the rearview mirror, I hope you had the chance to take a deep breath, see some amazing fireworks, and enjoy time with your friends and family. If not, make that a priority before the summer slips away.

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