Stress blog


Edward T. Creagan, M.D.

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  1. November 7, 2012

    Don't try to go it alone when adversity hits

    By Edward T. Creagan, M.D. A common reaction to adversity is to withdraw from those around us. However, this self-isolation only compounds a bad situation. 3 comments
  2. October 10, 2012

    The power of being there

    By Edward T. Creagan, M.D. How can you help a friend or loved one who is suffering? Be present and be engaged. 7 comments
  3. September 26, 2012

    Dispatch distractions by living in the moment

    By Edward T. Creagan, M.D. Do your thoughts wander back to past traumas or spin out future scenarios? Dispatch those distractions by focusing on the present moment. 9 comments
  4. September 12, 2012

    Finding peace in the midst of uncertainty

    By Edward T. Creagan, M.D. You may not be able to control what happens to you, but you can control your perspective. 10 comments
  5. September 5, 2012

    Mindfulness for a healthy mind and body

    By Edward T. Creagan, M.D. Mindfulness appears to boost the immune system in addition to its mental health benefits. 8 comments
  6. August 29, 2012

    Strong emotions short-circuit logic

    By Edward T. Creagan, M.D. During times of stress, the brain becomes flooded with chemicals that short-circuit judgment, reasoning and logic. 7 comments
  7. August 22, 2012

    Clouded judgment, poor choices result from stress

    By Edward T. Creagan, M.D. Don't let stress cause you to act in haste. Take time to reflect on your options. 4 comments
  8. August 15, 2012

    Stress can change your personality

    By Edward T. Creagan, M.D. Is stress turning you into a person no one wants to be around? 8 comments
  9. August 8, 2012

    Strong emotions can lead to poor decisions

    By Edward T. Creagan, M.D. It's not just negative emotions that get in the way of good decision making. Euphoria can also lead to unwise choices. 3 comments
  10. August 1, 2012

    Take steps to protect your health

    By Edward T. Creagan, M.D. Health care isn't perfect. Technology isn't a cure-all. But you're not powerless. You can still take steps to protect your health. 6 comments
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