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Quietly suffering: Anxiety in the workplace

October 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Amy Lemley calls Microsoft Excel her “sworn enemy.” When she found herself working with a spreadsheet composed of 140 columns and 56 rows at her job, it became “a nightmare.” Continue Reading

Policing the Oil Patch a stressful but satisfying job, study shows

October 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Policing the Oil Patch is creating high levels of stress for officers in western North Dakota, but most say they still love their jobs, a North Dakota State University study found. Continue Reading

Byrd: Don’t be blind to stress relief

July 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The nerve on my left temple was going numb again. It does that when I get stressed. And I had good reason to be stressed. I had never before lost my vision. Continue Reading

From pets to ‘recess’: High school stress relief

January 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. The four-legged member of the counseling team at the high school in suburban Chicago waits patiently, as a crush of students fills the hallways. Her tail wags with the first pat on the head, then another and another. Continue Reading

Stress and seniors

January 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

For many seniors, the “golden years” can be incredibly stressful.
What are some common causes of stress in seniors? Continue Reading

Mitchell native helps breathe away stress

October 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Deep breathing encouraged for better health, stamina, stress relief. Continue Reading

Drought-related stress not surfacing in SD – yet

September 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic

YANKTON (AP) A psychologist in a part of South Dakota that is in exceptional drought says his organization has not yet seen an increase in mental health cases.
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MINDFULNESS: Technique improves calmness, clarity and concentration

July 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

With regular practice, a person can gain self-control and objectivity, reduce stress levels, improve concentration and mental clarity and develop a mental fitness that leads to increased productivity. Other benefits include the ability to relate to others and one’s self with kindness, acceptance and compassion. Continue Reading

Troubled teens benefit from mindfulness

July 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Mindfulness is proving to be an effective tool for adolescents who have been abused, neglected or living in stressful conditions, according to leaders of a project at the Neuropsychiatric Research Institute in Fargo. Continue Reading

High temps, humidity bring livestock stress

July 2, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Record-setting heat and high humidity will make it virtually unbearable to spend any length of time outdoors over the next several days, and while humans can relax in air-conditioned comfort indoors, the region’s livestock herds don’t have that luxury. Continue Reading