Canyon Ranch Connection - Winter 2014

Canyon Ranch - The Power of Possibility
Stress Less | Winter 2014 | Volume 33 | Issue 1

Mel Zuckerman
Mel Zuckerman, Canyon Ranch Founder
EXERCISE YOUR MELLOW SIDE

I was glad to hear the theme of this issue would be "Stress Less," because it's a topic close to my heart. I've struggled with the effects of chronic stress all my life and, although I manage it pretty well these days, I can't say I've figured out how to entirely avoid feeling stressed.

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Your Body on Stress
Your Body on Stress
YOUR BODY ON STRESS

Human beings are designed to handle stress. It helps us stay sharp, focused, alert and able to react quickly in times of danger. Continuous, unrelenting stress, however, causes dis-stress – a negative reaction that can lead to pain, dysfunction and disease.

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How Not to Stress About Stress
Enid Zuckerman,
Canyon Ranch Founder
HOW TO NOT STRESS ABOUT STRESS

Stress – ha! – what an interesting subject! who among us does not deal with stress on some level? of course, there is good stress, and there is the bad stress. the trick is learning to combat the bad and hold on to the good.

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Now and Zen
Stress Less
NOW & ZEN

Sometimes you have to leave your everyday life to get a full view of all your responsibilities – and learn you can manage it all. Linda B. of Seattle came to Canyon Ranch for a stress-free respite far from home where she felt pulled in too many directions. Mom of 6-year-old twins, owner of a successful catering business, wife of a busy executive and caregiver for her ailing widowed mother, Linda was burned out and exhausted.

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The Spiritual Connection
The Spiritual Connection
THE SPIRITUAL CONNECTION:
NURTURING YOUR INNER LIFE

The word "spirituality" gets tossed around casually in conversation and in the media, but how closely would your definition of it match your neighbor's, your colleague's or even your best friend's?

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The Power of Animals
The Power of Animals
THE POWER OF ANIMALS

There's a prescription-free treatment that improves your health and makes you feel better in mind and spirit. Lucky us! It comes in many varieties, including furry, feathery and scaly. Research shows that pets and other animals can reduce blood pressure, loneliness and stress and increase self-esteem. Gazing at fish in a tank is soothing and can lower blood pressure.

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Russell M
Students and Stress
STUDENTS, LIFE & STRESS

Whether you're busy with a career, raising a family, running a household or a conglomerate or just dealing with the constant demands of daily living, it's easy to look back at school days as a simpler, more carefree time. Or not. Think about 16-year-old Russell Brown of Overland Park, Kansas, for example.

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What Is It?
The Hidden Ingredient
STRESS: THE HIDDEN INGREDIENT

You've just come home from a long, stressful day, and all you want to do is relax. Are you really hungry? Maybe not, but a bag of chips would be great about now. Or, wait, maybe that cake you like ...

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Also in This Issue

IN TOUCH
Remarkable Woman –Always in Motion

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RECIPES
Salmon with Blueberry Mango Salsa
Sauteed Kale
Oat Cakes

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3 GENERATIONS OF WEIGHT LOSS

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CANYON RANCH INSTITUTE
CR Cooks Up Something Special in the Bronx

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CANYON RANCH WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAM
Take Your Vision to a New Healthier You in 2014

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CANYON RANCH INSPIRATION AWARDS CELEBRATING 35 YEARS

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8 WAYS TO COPE WITH STRESS

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HOW WE LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU

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CANYON RANCH HOTEL & SPA IN MIAMI BEACH
Amazing Dining on the Perfect Beach

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SNAPSHOTS

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THE SPACLUB® EXPERIENCE
The Serene Side of Vegas

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Smooth Sailing

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STAY CONNECTED
Products & services that help you bring Canyon Ranch home.

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