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Caring for the Body & Mind

Caring for the Body & Mind

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For Stress Awareness Week, cancer survivor and author Kris Carr talks about how knowing to "turn down" our stress is an essential skill we should all learn in school. In the wake of fighting her disease, Carr educated herself on the dismal effects stress had on a body trying to get healthy.

Kris 's Biography

Childhood Nickname: Sasquatch
Favorite Food: Anything green and clean.
Challenges for the Next Generation: The pressure to do it all.
Earliest Memories: Putting on plays and performing for her mother.
 

Kris Carr is a best-selling author, filmmaker, motivational speaker and wellness coach. After being diagnosed with a rare and incurable stage four cancer, Kris was inspired to promote better health through food and lifestyle changes. She is the author of the New York Times best seller, Crazy Sexy Diet, and the Creator and Director of the documentary, Crazy Sexy Cancer. Kris is a Contributing Editor for Natural Health magazine and is the Founder of CrazySexyLife.com, an award-winning wellness site.

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