Category Archives: stress reduction

What’s the Use?

Are you at that breaking point in your holiday preparations?  Or haven’t you reached that point?  Or are you one who hasn’t even started thinking about it? It seems that no matter where we are at this time of the … Continue reading

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Erosion

A friend and colleague just sent me this piece and although it was written 25 years ago, (sorry, I don’t have the source), it rings true today. I erode my Inner Woman (Man) when: ~only accomplishments gratify me ~symbols of … Continue reading

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A New Way of Thinking

Have you ever noticed that when some very successful person steps off the hamster wheel of the driven life they have created, it is usually because they have had some epiphany, crisis or illness that makes them re-evaluate how they … Continue reading

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Just Depends

I saw a quote recently that made me stop and think. It said, “it just depends on what mood my body is in.” Hmmmm.  I know I have a wide range of moods emotionally but I hadn’t thought of moods … Continue reading

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Fifteen Minutes

The coffee break seems to be going the way of tea time – out of sight and out of mind.  There was a time when stopping for a cup of tea or coffee in the afternoon was a ritual for … Continue reading

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Take a Deep Breath

I’ve been taking  a lot of deep breaths lately.  Seems I have been in the midst of a lot of extra stress.  Things like… A two-day car trip from Atlanta while I had the stomach bug and I was driving … Continue reading

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Three Ways to Stay True to Yourself

A recent article listed the top 5 regrets of people who were in the last stages of a terminal illness.  These regrets had nothing to do with unfulfilled bucket lists but rather reflected regret that the truly important things in … Continue reading

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Recharge

Sometimes taking time for your self is nothing but bunk!  It just can’t be done.  There are certain times and circumstances that just take up a lot of your time and there is nothing you can do about it.  Moms … Continue reading

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The Stress Book

Lately I have been experiencing an abundance of stress.  Now this may not seem like a big deal to many of you. Life is stressful after all.  However, on the stress scale none of the biggies were going on.  So … Continue reading

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Lifeless Bodies in a System

In Palo Alto, Ca, there are people who stand guard at the railroad tracks in order to prevent teenagers from jumping in front of the trains.  The suicide rate in this affluent community is high among teenagers and one of … Continue reading

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