Stress Awareness Month: Why You Should Relax

Don't get stressed - get rest April is Stress Awareness Month. Why dedicate an entire month to stress? Isn’t stress a sign of productivity and work ethic? You could look at it like that, but chronic stress is going to have some serious long-term health consequences Continue reading
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How Stress Helps Us Achieve

Stress can help you hunker down and achieve On the Contempo Sofa blog, we tend to give stress a bad rap and why not?  We’ve all seen the negative effects it can pose on a person’s physical and mental health.  However according to a recent article in Woman’s … Continue reading
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How Stress Harms Your Decision Making Skills

Stress makes you tune out negative critiques and consequences leading to bad decision making. Are you a super busy person?  Always have important business plus a thousand things to do in your personal life?  Well, we have some bad news for you.  You’re probably not doing the best you could, not for lack of … Continue reading
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Links Between Stress and Heart Attack Begin To Blur

Although we often associate stress with heart attacks, the link might be blurring. We spend a lot of time on this blog talking about the negative effects of stress and the importance of relaxation, but some new research shows that the link between stress and heart attack is becoming blurrier.  While scientists say … Continue reading
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Fall In Love With Your Sofa

Let a sofa take the edge off   A good sofa is like a good friend, or so we’ve been told.  At the end of the day, when you’re tired and sore and want nothing more to do with anything or anyone, your sofa is there for … Continue reading
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