Stress Management,
Work-Life Balance
and Mindfulness

Stress can affect all aspects of your life, including your emotions, behaviors, thinking ability, and physical health. Around 90% of primary care visits are due to symptoms caused by stress. Stress is one of the biggest contributors to health issues throughout the country. Learning how to manage one’s stress is paramount. Maybe even more important is to identify the stressors and making the changes necessary to reduce or remove them. We can assist you in implementing mindfulness, relaxation and other behavioral tools to reach your goals.

Special message from our Executive Director, Dr. Andre Caruso: Having to work is a huge part of life. Imagine enjoying your job more, while also being present in your own life, and connecting more with friends and family. Visualize your life without the struggles of experiencing burnout, being overwhelmed with stress or having a work-life balance out of whack. Ready to make that your reality? I specialize with assisting Professionals with anxiety, stress and achieving a work-life balance. I have unique qualifications, with over 20 years in the business arena, as well as an expert in behavioral modification. I truly believe that, Awesomeness is achieved through a healthy mind. Let me assist you in achieving your AWESOMENESS!

 (The follow information and links are courtesy of WebMD)

Emotional symptoms of stress include:
  • Becoming easily agitated, frustrated, and moody
  • Feeling overwhelmed, like you are losing control or need to take control
  • Having difficulty relaxing and quieting your mind
  • Feeling bad about yourself (low self-esteem), lonely, worthless, and depressed
  • Avoiding others

Physical symptoms of stress include:

Cognitive symptoms of stress include:

  • Constant worrying
  • Racing thoughts
  • Forgetfulness and disorganization
  • Inability to focus
  • Poor judgment
  • Being pessimistic or seeing only the negative side

Behavioral symptoms of stress include:

  • Changes in appetite — either not eating or eating too much
  • Procrastinating and avoiding responsibilities
  • Increased use of alcohol, drugs, or cigarettes
  • Exhibiting more nervous behaviors, such as nail biting, fidgeting, and pacing
The Consequences of Long-Term Stress may include: