April 17, 2000 (Kentfield, Calif.) -- For all our fantasies of winning the
lottery, sudden fortune can cause remarkable stress.
Therapist Stephen Goldbart, PhD, of Kentfield, Calif., says the newly rich
"feel cut off from their friends and family. They're suspicious of
investment counselors, afraid their kids will grow up spoiled or crippled by
the money. And they suffer from an identity crisis because at the ripe old age
of thirty-something they no longer have to go to work."
By Kathryn Drury
Feeling tense? Let these natural techniques help you relax and
If you've been feeling more stress than usual, there are natural techniques
that can help you restore your calm.
Your lifestyle can be modified to help you stay calm. If you're feeling a
little anxious, try the following:
Avoid stimulants such as caffeine, and herbs including guarana, Chinese
ephedra, and ma huang, all of which are sometimes sold as "tonics" or
"energizers." They force...