Archive for Stress – Page 2

How Stressed Are You? Take a Stress Test Here…

Are you stressed? Maybe you don’t want to admit it.

How Stressed Out are You? Take this simple stress test then come see us…

Are you getting enough sleep? Not if you're stressed!In general, how are you sleeping?

  1. I don’t sleep well.
  2. I’m sleeping OK.
  3. I sleep very well – getting 6-8 hours a night, waking up refreshed.

How do you feel in the morning?

  1. Definitely not refreshed – still tired.
  2. I feel OK.
  3. Energized

If you're stressed out, don't go for the sugar!Do you ever have food cravings?

  1. Yes, and I usually give in to junk foods.
  2. Sometimes, but I try to avoid temptation.
  3. Rarely, I eat healthy.

Does your gut ever act up?

  1. Often.
  2. I sometimes have digestive issues.
  3. Rarely.

Has your weight fluctuated? If you're stressed, you will gain weight.

  1. I’m gaining weight especially in the belly area.
  2. My weight is steady, though overweight. I could lose a few pounds.
  3. I’m progressively working toward or am at a healthy weight.

Do you get sick often?

  1. Yes, all the time!
  2. Once in a while.
  3. Hardly ever.

Do you have backaches or headaches?

  1. Often.
  2. Occasionally.
  3. Rarely.

Do you ever feel anxious?

  1. Often.
  2. Sometimes.
  3. Rarely – I am content with life.

Describe your general mood:

  1. Mostly sad and blue.
  2. I’m OK.
  3. Happy.

How’s your love life?

  1. What love life?
  2. Could use improvement.
  3. Great!

Each answer is worth its designated number. Add them up and see where your stress level is:

  • 26-30: You’re doing great with low levels of stress!
  • 20-25: You’re managing your stress OK, however, you could use some relief.
  • 10-19: You need a rage room. You’ve got too much stress in your life and you absolutely need to get rid of some of it.

Luckily if you scored under 26, you can soon come to the new Simply Smashing Rage Room opening soon in Tempe!

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Is Your Hair Loss Due to Stress and What Can You do About it?

Are you seeing too much hair in your brush? Is that annoying bald spot getting bigger. Hair Loss may be due to stress and there IS something you can do about!

Dr Eric Berg, a chiropractor in Virginia shows how the stress hormone cortisol is the cause of hair loss…


When we are stressed, our bodies produce cortisol.

There are ways to reduce stress:

  • Deal with environmental stressors like your job or relationships (we can help with that).
  • Extract stress from your body.
  • Increase growth hormones
    • Get enough sleep.
    • Get plenty of high intense exercise with good rest and recovery (we can help with the exercise).
    • Intermittent fasting.

For more information on stress and hair loss, click here.

A Rage Room is an excellent, safe place for you to deal with your stress and anxiety. You don’t want to lose more hair!

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What are the Most Stressful Jobs in America?

Are you in one of these most stressful jobs? If so, the amount of stress that you go through is staggering to say the least.

There are 3 main stressors for a profession to qualify as a highly stressful job:

  • Work environment
  • Competition
  • Risk

This infographic from CareerCast lists the top 10 Most Stressful Jobs in America:

#10 being the most stressful.

  1. Real Estate Agent: Too much competition and if you don’t sell, you don’t eat.
  2. Advertising Executive: Having to please clients and you’re expected to produce results and come up with new and creative ideas.
  3. Public Relations Officer: Nothing like having to deal with a PR crisis especially now with the speed of social media viral postings.
  4. Highway Patrol Officer: A first responder and a high-risk profession.
  5. Commercial Pilot: You have the lives of all your passengers in your hands.
  6. Police Officer: Another first responder who never knows what they’ll encounter in a situation.
  7. Surgeon: You literally have a patient’s life in your hands.
  8. Taxi Driver: You never know who’ll you pick up and if you don’t get fares, you don’t eat.
  9. Corporate Executive: Like the ad exec, you’re expected to produce results as well manage employees.
  10. Fire Fighter: You’re running into a crisis when normal people would flee.

What are the Most Stressful Jobs in America?

If you work in one of these stressful jobs, you need a Rage Room where you can lose control in a safe environment.  

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20 Harmful Effects of Stress on Your Body [Infographic]

I recently started a weight-loss program and the nutritionist hands me written stress test. “Why?” I asked.

“Stress plays a huge part in weight gain.”

“Yikes!”

At the time, I was going through a lot of financial difficulties. So, I had to figure out how to reduce stress in my life or deal with it naturally. (Watch for other articles on the subject.)

The infographic below from HealthLine lists 20 other ways – besides weight gain – that stress messes with your body. Symptoms like insomnia, high-blood pressure, heartburn, back aches, even a high susceptibility to colds and flu (weakened immune system) all can be attributed to stress. 

Here are 20 Harmful Effects of Stress on Your Body

The good news is that there are many ways to deal with the anxieties in your life and we’ll soon have a fun way for you to de-stress! The Simply Smashing Rage Room is opening very soon in Tempe, AZ! Get on our list for a special invite! 

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By Giselle Aguiar, Baby Boomer Entrepreneur

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