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Clutter and Your Health

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – From stress about family issues, to stress about the job, stress is a part of all of our lives. It is important to know that there are some stresses in our life than can be managed by just cleaning up the clutter in our homes. An Extension professional offers information on how clutter can affects out ... Read More »

Exercise Can Help Reduce Stress in Your Life

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AUBURN, Alabama—In today’s fast-paced society, stress is a common factor in a person’s daily life. Whether triggered internally or externally, stress can mentally and physically affect our bodies. Most people struggle finding ways to reduce stress in their lives. The simplest answer is exercise.  Benefits of Exercise “Exercise increases endorphins, feel-good neurotransmitters in the brain which increases a person’s overall mood ... Read More »

Stress Eating Not Good For You

Auburn, Alabama — In times of a trouble, economic or otherwise, stress becomes a major factor in many people’s lives. News reports tell of the vast increase of people being treated for panic attacks due to stress.  Almost everyone is familiar with the term “stress eating,” which simply means to eat everything in sight without having any control.  It may ... Read More »

Get Excited for Spring Cleaning

Auburn, Ala.—The groundhog has seen its shadow. You know what that means, spring is officially right around the corner. Spring is a season that brings new life and new opportunities: flowers are blooming, birds are chirping and everyone seems to have a certain hop in their step. With a new season right around the corner, one can feel the desire ... Read More »

Holiday Headaches

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Auburn, Ala.—The holiday season is a time for celebration, family gatherings and love. But sometimes the holidays can get busy, stressful and the true meaning of the holidays is overlooked. Feeling down during the holidays is not uncommon, but equating a rise in depression and suicide with the holidays is not factual. “There is a persuasive myth that suicide rates ... Read More »