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Using Exercise to Relieve Stress
Most people know of the importance of exercise as a means of weight loss, strength gains, and increased endurance, but exercise can play a major role in the reduction of stress. Along with just stress relief, exercise can help improve mental health, emotion and mood.
Adventures in Relieving Stress
Whether we are at work, traveling, or at home, we've all had bad days. Those stressful times can be difficult, but important, to shake.
Dealing With Frustration
If you're like most people, you have your bouts of frustration, for sure. Not everyone handles these episodes in the same manner, as you most likely already know.
Breathe Out Negativity And Stress!
If you have never tried combining your breathing exercises
with the use of colours I highly recommend you begin.It can really aid in eliminating negative feelings and go
a long way towards overcoming anxious situations where you
may require that little extra shove to step out into the
Stress Managment: 5 Things to Clean Out of Your Mental Closet
ExcusesWe all have them. It amazes me how creative I can be when I need a good excuse for something.
Stress Management: 5 More Things to Clean Out of Your Mental Closet
ResentmentsA wise friend once said that holding onto resentments is like trying to crush a sandspur between your fingers. You might eventually do it, but it sure is going to hurt you in the process.
Stress Management: The Power of Expectancy
On a beautiful summer day years ago, I went water skiing with some new friends. I hadn't skied in a while, and as I floated in the water with long pieces of wood strapped to my feet, here's what I remember thinking:"I wonder if I remember how to do this.
Stress Management: Have To Vs. Get To
File this one under the category of "watch your language."The language we use when we are trying to change something simply amazes me.
Stress Management: Holding On Vs. Dropping It
One of the dumbest things I have ever done is grab a hot iron by the bottom.We were rushing out of the house for a trip a few years back.
Stress Management: 4 Steps to Massive Stress Relief by Having Fun
Over the years I've collected scores of comics and cartoons about marriage, families, stress and change. There is just something about a good comic strip that can many times explain something much better than I can.
Stress Management: How to Take Off Those Masks We Wear
The Mask of "I've Got It All Together"It's so easy to put this mask on, and then forget you are wearing it. We want to look to the outside world as if everything is fine, we've got it all handled, no problems, thank you very much.
Stress Management:: 4 Critical Distinctions
Stress Vs PressureStress is something we all have, it's not going away, it's a sign we are alive. The question is in how you handle it.
Stress Management: Are You a Worrier or a Warrior?
Do you attack problems and solve them or do you whine and moan about how it's just not fair?Do you anticipate and plan for the future or do you worry about what's around the next corner?When life hands you a lemon, do you make lemonade or do you complain about the size of the lemon?Do you see the glass as half empty, half full, or perhaps just not big enough?Let's look at a few ways to be a worrier, and see if you recognize any thing in your self. Then we'll look at how to be a warrior.
Stress Management: An Owners Manual for Your Brain
Here's an amazing quote from Time magazine:"At birth a baby's brain contains 100 billion neurons, roughly as many nerve cells as there are stars in the Milky Way."My first thought was after reading this was "Wow, we get all that power and hardware with no owner's manual or instruction booklet!"Having just recently purchased a new computer, I've been pouring through owner's manuals and instruction booklets, trying to understand a tenth of what this machine can do.
Stress Management: How to Change Limiting Beliefs
Mark Twain once said, "It's not what we don't know that hurts us. It's what we know that isn't so.
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