Tag: stress

  • 5 Ways To Do More With Less Effort

    5 Ways To Do More With Less Effort

    Ever feel like when you get to the end of the day, you’ve worked really hard but don’t have much to show for it? To prevent these moments, we can choose to work smarter, instead of harder. The energy of springtime (even for us in the land of eternal summer) is ripe for planting new […]

  • Calmness Or Stress = Your Choice

    Calmness Or Stress = Your Choice

    After 3 hours work, the dessert you were making ended up a disaster. What do you do? Faced with this situation, Estalyn Walcoff did the right thing. She didn’t give in to the stress of the situation, and freak out. Instead she threw the failure in the trash, drove to the store, and bought all the […]

  • Are You Making It Worse?

    Are You Making It Worse?

    Do you know what stresses you out? Know anyone that stresses over the slightest thing? It could be a co-worker or a neighbor or even a dear friend — they allow, in your opinion, the simplest inconvenience like a paper jam, a spilled drink, or even a slow lane at the checkout line to annoy […]

  • Demand Justice!

    Demand Justice!

    What sets you off? Today’s topic really hit a cord with our resident parents, Dana and Jon, so they decided to co-author the post. Have you ever had an incident where an injustice happened to a friend or a loved one? An injustice where your loved one was so hurt and embarrassed that you felt […]

  • 3 Fun Ways To Stress Less

    3 Fun Ways To Stress Less

    I bet you sometimes feel like a zen master of busy-ness, or a black belt in stress. I sure can relate to that at times. The days easily zoom by without our to do list getting any smaller, and the demands of the world can be daunting even to the strongest of us. Which is […]

  • The #1 Way To Melt Your Stress

    The #1 Way To Melt Your Stress

    Take a moment (or 15) to be still today. Allow for relaxation, and you will feel it. I’m sure you’ve heard that “you can’t solve a problem using the same thinking that created it.” With chronic stress, it’s no different. You can’t decrease your stress level by continuing to rush around, or take on more, […]

  • 10 Tips For Taming Your Tension

    10 Tips For Taming Your Tension

    Feeling a bit overwhelmed on the inside? A trip outside may be just what you need. When you immerse yourself in nature, what do you feel? How about when you get away from the city for a few days or just go for a quick hike nearby? Do you feel yourself relax? Are you uplifted […]

  • Meditation Quote 86: “Life is a song – sing it. Life is a game…” – Sai Baba

    Meditation Quote 86: “Life is a song – sing it. Life is a game…” – Sai Baba

    Why so glum, chum? Life got you between a rock and a hard place? At times, it can certainly seem like Murphy and his law are playing tricks on us, trying to take the fun away and replace it with stress and struggle. It’s a these dark times when everything feels hard and stressful, that we are in most […]

  • Afraid Of Meditation? You’re Not Alone!

    Afraid Of Meditation? You’re Not Alone!

    If your afraid to be alone with your thoughts, and the idea of sitting down to meditate sounds scary – you’re definitely not alone! A new study, lead by Timothy Wilson of the University of Virginia, shows findings on how people prefer electric shocks to being alone with their thoughts. Matthew Hutson of The Atlantic tells us all about it […]

  • Stressed Out? Research Reveals Near-Instant Stress Relief

    Stressed Out? Research Reveals Near-Instant Stress Relief

    Last month an interesting story was written by J. D. Heyes of The Epoch Times, detailing research done at Carnegie Mellon University which demonstrated how just 25 minutes of mindfulness meditation a day, for three consecutive days, can mitigate psychological stressors. The study was conducted on 66 healthy subjects, split into two groups. One group underwent mindfulness training […]