Tag: stress

Why De-Stressing Matters

Why De-Stressing Matters By Vanessa Voltolina for Discover and Play According to The American Institute of Stress, unmanaged stress has been connected to 75 to 90 percent of medical visits. As the summer approaches, many of your friends and family are probably taking time off to relax and veg out. But if you’re in the

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Surprising Sleep Stealers

By Jennifer Kelly Geddes for Discover and Play The AC hums, your husband snores and garbage trucks clank outside the window. Add in kids, work, housekeeping – even a dog – and it’s no wonder you’re unable to properly rest. If you’re faced with an uphill battle at bedtime, it’s time to take a closer

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Crazy Monkey Virtual 5K Recap

In the past, I have blogged about my excitement for signing up for a virtual 5k. I have found that even though I am training for a more concrete goal—two half marathons within 4 weeks of each other—this virtual race was a great way for me to push myself during my shorter training runs. Signing

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Life Lessons: “Is It The End of the World?”

Yesterday’s workout made be feel so strong. This made me think about what makes us weak. After work last night, I hit the gym working out primarily my triceps, a little bicep action, and lower abs. To be honest, I wasn’t that thrilled about running on the treadmill, but stretched and started my sweat sess.

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