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The holidays are a big part of the fall and winter months. This is often a time to reconnect
with family and loved ones, to attend social events, and celebrate your beliefs.
Unfortunately, it can also be a time of extra commitments, nonstop activity, and pressure
to get it all done. This can result in a lot of stress both mental and physical.… Read the rest
What is mindfulness?
Mindfulness is a state of active, open, intentional attention on the present moment. When you become mindful, you realize that you are not your thoughts; you become an observer of your thoughts from moment to moment without judging them. Mindfulness involves being with your thoughts as they are, neither grasping at them nor pushing them away.… Read the rest
If you feel stressed just living your life, you’re not alone.
Americans lead stressful lives. Jobs, relationships, health, family obligations, community responsibilities —they all take their toll.
In “Stress in America 2012,” an annual survey by the American Psychology Association, 1in 5 respondents reported an extreme stress level of 8, 9 or 10 on a 10point scale.… Read the rest
Meditation. How important is it, really? What could be so important about just sitting and breathing? Well, a lot actually and its more than just sitting and breathing. Mediation, or mindfulness practice has been an essential everyday practice for thousands of years and something that many Americans may be missing from their daily life’s practice. With the fast pace of the American lifestyle and the glorification of busy in our culture, it can be difficult to juggle the stressful tasks from day to day, but meditation can help.… Read the rest
Happy holidays! Happy ‘getting stressed out, trying to do too many things and please everyone’ season. Oh, wait. That’s not promising.
Maybe this is the year to mix it up a little and make the holidays a little easier.
Sometimes gingerbread men will be missing a limb. The tree may have a bald spot.… Read the rest
The workplace is one of the top sources of stress in the average person’s life. According to a 2009 study conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA), a staggering 69% of employees in the U.S. say work is a “significant source of stress,” and 41% say they are tense throughout the workday. If you constantly feel stressed at work, try some of the following tips to create a more tranquil and relaxing work environment.… Read the rest