Category Archive for "Fear & Stress Effect"

What Life Toxins Belong in the Mental Dumpster and Why?

Here is a short list of common Mental Life Pollutants: Yesterday’s resentments Angers Grudges Wounds Unforgiveness Limiting beliefs (“I am not smart enough”, “I would fail for sure if I tried that“)   They ARE clingy and stubborn.   They

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We All Have Our Storms: Handling Death, Loss & Stress

I have a really great memory for some things. Whole evenings escape me but the shattering insecurity of not being allowed to shave my legs in the sixth grade sits alongside First Heartbreak and High School Graduation in the file

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I Think He Wants People To Snap: Stress of Living in America

Rush Limbaugh recently shared with his radio listeners that he thinks ‘Obama [is] literally pushing people to snap, attacking the very sanity of the country‘. He exclaimed: ‘Everything that people hold dear is under assault -[he is] deliberately making people upset!’ Some

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Handling Stress in Today’s World

April is National Stress Awareness Month. The Institute of HeartMath published a great article about the changing nature of stress and ways of coping with it that is worth re-blogging here. We all know we should reduce our stress, but that’s easier said

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Compassion: Empathy, Sharing, Feeling, Recovery, Emotions…

I  want to start 2013 with some thoughts on compassion toward the self and others. We are often very hard on ourselves when we realize that we need, or wish, to change something about our habits or behaviors. Every New

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