12 signs you’re coping with stress without realizing it and how to truly relax

Student looking higher in the sky, all elements are in separate layers, color can be changed easily.

We all know what it’s like to be stressed. When all is overwhelming, you can almost feel the tension rising through your body, your shoulders hunched, and a headache brewing. Yet, most of the time, we can deal with stress without realizing it. While stress can impact our thoughts, feelings and behaviors in many ways, … Read more

Pritzker signs bills altering Illinois health insurance market by establishing rate revision, a state market

Oh, I signed!  says State Senator Laura Fine, D-Glenview, as she realizes that her bill giving the Department of Insurance new oversight authority was approved by Gov. JB Pritzker on June 27, 2023. (Andrew Adams/Capitol Illinois News)

Oh, I signed! says State Senator Laura Fine, D-Glenview, as she realizes that her bill giving the Department of Insurance new oversight authority was approved by Gov. JB Pritzker on June 27, 2023. (Andrew Adams/Capitol Illinois News) SPRINGFIELD Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law legislation Tuesday that will dramatically change the health insurance market in … Read more

5 signs you’re in a constant state of “fight or flight”

Experts explain how stress can affect our emotions, memory, sleep and relationships.

Experts explain how stress can affect our emotions, memory, sleep and relationships. Experts explain how stress can affect our emotions, memory, sleep and relationships. You may have heard of the fight-or-flight response, an evolutionary mechanism that allows us to enter a state of survival in the presence of physical or psychological threats. And while the … Read more