The Winter Solstice has officially arrived, which means shorter days of warming sunlight. Time to turn to the kitchen and cook up ...
Being permanently frazzled can steer you toward risk-boosting behaviors such as smoking, drinking, or overeating. But research suggests long-term stress might open an even bigger door to breast cancer by increasing blood flow to tumors, triggering hormones that encourage tumor growth, and sending your body into a state of constant inflammation. Need yet one more reason to chill? Chronic stress may increase the growth and spread of one of the most deadly forms of breast cancerÃ¢â‚¬”"triple negative"Ã¢â‚¬”for which there is no proven treatment. Work a few of these tension tamers into your weekly routine:
Bust a move.
In a study, people who took six 90-minute dance lessons reported lower overall stress levels. Sign up for a class or boogie in your own way on your own time.