New research is showing that it is more important to improve the way we respond to stress than it is to try to eliminate stress in our lives. For this reason, yoga, meditation, and breath practices are key to training the nervous system how to respond to the realities of daily life with less stress-inducing reactivity.
There are a few holiday eating myths that may prevent you from enjoying some of your favorite holiday foods. Below is some advice that may help you enjoy your holiday favorites without expanding your waist line.
When stress is at its peak, it’s hard to stop and regroup. Try to prevent stress and depression in the first place, especially if the holidays have taken an emotional toll on you in the past.
Start every day with a large glass of lukewarm water. Fill your favorite glass with water and drink it slowly, followed by taking some deep breaths into your abdomen. This morning ritual helps keep your body hydrated and relaxed at a time when more-than-usual amounts of alcohol and caffeine (both dehydrators) meet higher-than-usual stress levels.
Warming Shelters open; coat donations needed
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.
A significant milestone was reached this week on the construction of the new FISH Food Bank building.
Budget to stay mostly flat; increases had been earmarked for oil, coal train issue
A year after its executive director warned the agency was on the “verge of collapse” due to a lack of funding, the Columbia River Gorge Commission will not be receiving the financial boost it had hoped for.
Food banks receive pre-Christmas boost
The serious business of food delivery certainly had a humorous side.
Leadership. Responsibility. Generosity. Thrift.
Increase larger than last year’s
Garbage rates will be going up again in January following a decision from the Hood River County Board of Commissioners to approve a request for the increase from Hood River Garbage.
Meteorologists are warning of heavy rainfall throughout the Pacific Northwest, with potential for river flooding.
Blue Cheer and a Red Opel: Claudia Lane’s poster collection is full color rock history on display at 301 Gallery through Dec. 24
Who says if you remember the ‘60s you weren’t there?
Columbia Gorge Community College is offering Basic Electricity for Maintenance Technicians beginning Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, from 4-7p.m. at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center Renewable Energy Technology classroom and labs.