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Cortisol and the “I’m Over It” Method of Therapy

Chronic stress is a nasty beast. Stress elevates cortisol and chronically elevated cortisol contributes to disease and illness in a major way (not too mention making you pudgy).

Read more about cortisol here: 1, 2, 3.

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This summer, I’ve been working full time, and as such, am finding it harder to manage my lifestyle to reduce stress. In my opinion, a big part of managing stress effectively is doing your best to optimize what you can (sleep, overtraining, diet), and releasing what you can’t (workload in the office, politics). Jump for more.


1 comment July 22, 2011

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