Less Stress – 10 Tips

Less Stress – 10 Tips

It’s undeniable that we are all facing certain stressors in our lives and sometimes those can create problems in our health and well-being. So, today’s blog offers 10 tips for managing the stress that can sometimes seem overwhelming.First, let’s begin with a...
Take a Breath

Take a Breath

In our busy lives, often it is the everyday little stressors that are really impacting our health more than those bigger life events, like losing a job. Our bodies weren’t designed to live in stress mode 24/7. That causes a constant release of steroids like cortisol...
Press Pause

Press Pause

Whether we like it, admit it, or don’t, stress is part of our everyday life. So before you get overwhelmed, try this 5-minute stress reduction exercise. Sit in a comfortable chair or life down on the floor. Close your eyes. Scrunch up your cheeks and eyes, as...
Stress Less

Stress Less

It is sometimes hard to define whether the worst part of stress is its source – work issues, family problems, or keeping up with a house that is in constant need of cleaning or fixing; or is it the effects on you – tight muscles, anxiety, or sleeplessness....
Take a Breath

Take a Breath

You are rushing around, trying to get everything done. Pressure is mounting. What do you do? Take a breath. It is time to pause and refresh yourself. Here are a few ideas: Take Two – two minutes to do a neck roll, water some plants – and while your at it...
Life is Teaching the Teacher

Life is Teaching the Teacher

I just thought you should know that as I continue this path towards helping others live more fulfilling lives it is teaching me as well. I am by no means an expert or have a long line of degreed letters after my name, I am just like most of you learning as we go....
It’s as Easy as ABCD

It’s as Easy as ABCD

As part of a special group of mostly women we call Voyagers, I shared in a creative activity where we had to come up with an affirmation or mantra for ourselves and create an art piece that would help us stay focused on that message to ourselves. Mine turned out as...
Hugs

Hugs

“Bear with me” on this rather long post but I found this in my archives and thought it worth sharing. Gimme a hug! A phrase and gesture that encompasses a wide variety of denotations and connotations. By definition, hug seems to connote good feelings. Its...
10 Ways to Manage Stress

10 Ways to Manage Stress

10 Ways to Manage Stress These are my top 10 ways to manage stress and just a quick glimpse. Think positive. Attitude is everything.   “I discovered I always have choices and sometimes it’s only a choice of attitude.” ~ Judith M. Knowlton 2. Motivate...
Take a Breath

White Space

It took me a while, and some serious stress, to uncover this gem that I refer to as “white space”. You will find it referred to in many contexts like business and organization but the secret is to apply it to every aspect of your life. Ha! not always that...