Monthly Archives: May 2007

Enthusiasm and Patience

I won’t be writing for a few more days, because I’m making major revisions to the site. I’m also trying to learn about writing WordPress themes so I can make the style of this blog compatible with the rest of … Continue reading

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An Example of the Stress Trap?

Last Monday Ronni Bennet at Time Goes By described a nightmare trip home on an airline. The whole tone of her post was just the opposite of yesterday’s post here. It was primarily complaining about the airlines. I suppose I … Continue reading

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The Stress Trap Redefined

In the last post I said the Stress Trap was “when we’re in a new and/or somewhat scary situation and our minds shut down. Our energy is diverted to our muscles so we can either fight or run. That’s not … Continue reading

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The Stress Trap

A friend of mine, who hasn’t had much experience with computers, has been learning some software for editing and sending photos via e-mail. She managed to send a whole slide show last night, and we were both celebrating her success. … Continue reading

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Optimizing Stress

Yesterday Puzzled commented: “I’m confused. What does this have to do with ‘optimizing stress’? So far this seems very nebulous.” Thanks for the feedback, Puzzled. I looked at the whole site again and realize I don’t have enough information about … Continue reading

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The Art of Listening to Yourself

Yea, Cyn! In her final comment yesterday Cyn wrote: “I don’t want to define my selfworth by the WORK I get done. I just want to BE & enjoy just being me.” That’s why I’m doing an interactive blog rather … Continue reading

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The Quality of Our Lives

I’m adding another item to the traits of stress-hardy people: They understand that the quality of our lives depends on how we focus our energy and our attention. Cyn commented on yesterday’s post, where I asked if the need to … Continue reading

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