Tag: stress

How is your surge capacity? I overheard a conversation in our office the other day that included, “I just want normal, whatever that is anymore.”  No one has escaped the insecurities that have taken place…

Hi, Carolyn: My husband loves to provide commentary — on the news, TV shows, even over my shoulder when I am online. Now that we are together 24/7, it is driving me over the edge.…

According to Mary Drewnoski, University of Nebraska Beef Systems Specialist, stress from cold weather increases a cow’s energy requirements and can pull down her body condition. Many cow/calf producers will experience this issue this winter. …

Tariffs, tweets and trade. These three words until recently didn’t dominate conversations regularly. Now you’ll find them peppered into discussions all across rural America. In small-town cafes, co-ops and churches anywhere community members gather for…

Anyone who has ever owned a dog knows the experience can have its, um, drawbacks. Dogs of our acquaintance have been known to shred rolls of toilet paper, gobble food off counters, bark furiously at…

Dear Carolyn: I have a very high-stress job and a disabled husband and mother. I also have a friend who makes fun of my cellphone use whenever we are together. Yes, I do check my…

Dear Carolyn: I recently started working longer hours and it gets exhausting. I used to hang out with my friends — who are very dear to me — every day after work, but now I’m…

I can perceive the increasing anxiety among my students. Today, they come to the office not only to discuss courses, internships, and post-graduation plans, but also to apologize for missed classes and changing behavior due…

TORONTO, Kan. (AP) — A moderate Republican legislator from southeast Kansas plans to resign Saturday for health reasons. State Rep. Larry Hibbard of Toronto told The Hutchinson News that he has chronic hives and has…

Jason Kander’s decision to withdraw Tuesday from the mayor’s race to seek treatment for depression and post-traumatic stress disorder will surprise many Kansas Citians. Anyone who reads his courageous and candid statement, though, will reach the…