7 Ways to Dial Back Stress for a Fresh Start in the New Year

Stress is linked to disorders and diseases including anxiety, depression, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease. A major cause is unresolved “trapped” emotions such as sadness, anger, and grief from difficult and traumatic experiences, Dr. Nelson says. “Most of the time we don’t recognize the connection that current experiences have with old traumas,” he says. “But if you’ve ever…

Money Matters: Quick and Easy Year-End Financial Checklist

Sponsored Content Authored by Pier Yvette Alsup, American Eagle Credit Union Year-end checklists for your personal finances can be long and complicated … including tasks such as selling investments and re-balancing portfolios, to maxing out retirement savings contributions and using FSA balances.  But year-end checklists can also be short and easy—and apply to most everyone! Here…

Your No Excuse Guide to Staying Fit While Flying This Holiday Season

Many fitness enthusiasts find it difficult to follow their normal exercise plan while traveling to see family or friends for the winter holidays.  Unfamiliar environments, tightly-packed family living conditions, or lack of exercise equipment may hamper even a fitness fanatic’s best intentions for staying fit while traveling this holiday season. Alex Vitale is a V Shred Lead Trainer,…