Finding ways to reduce stress is important for good health

The air conditioner broke this morning, and we all know how hot those Pittsburgh summer days can get; my Mother has to be at the doctors by 10am but of course my car is being fixed; my granddaughter’s softball league is playing at the middle school tonight at 7pm and my Family is meeting here for dinner before the game; I need to clean the house a little before my Family gets here; throw something together for dinner; and to top it all off my grandson is getting married in two weeks and getting ready for the wedding alone is putting my stress level through the roof!

We have all been in this situation when problems, responsibilities, and special occasions all seem to come up at once. During these times it seems like everything will pass; but dealing with stress for a prolonged period of time can negatively affect our health. 

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