Monthly Archives: April 2008

Experimenting With The StressEraser

1. The StressEraser. 2. Screen Shot of a Stressful State. 3. Screen Shot of a Relaxed State. The relaxation response is a physical state of deep rest that changes the physical and emotional responses to stress…. [it is] the opposite … Continue reading

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What Are Your Stress Secrets?

Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain. —Anonymous TangoPango. Creative Commons. There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them. —Vicki Baum And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane … Continue reading

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What I Learned From Being a Listening Post

Clairity. Creative Commons license. Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand. —Anonymous … Continue reading

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A Double Dose of Happiness

steenface! Creative Commons license. Activities like knitting and crochet can cause a relaxation response similar to meditation. —Knitting for Stress Relief Find what you love to do and find a way to share it with others. —The Cheerful Monk I … Continue reading

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