Best Kept Secret: Use Humor When Stressed

Stress relief can be fun, bonding and healthy for nurses and anyone under a lot of stress.

One way to achieve this kind of stress relief is through humor. The Mayo Clinic states that laughter has many short-term benefits. Laughter enhances your intake of oxygen-rich air, stimulates your heart, lungs and increases the endorphins that are released by your brain.

The ABCD’s of Stress Shifting

The unknown is the new normal. There are two aspects of the unknown that we have to face in the present world. The unknown of the outside and the unknown of our inside. When our mind becomes fixated on the unknown of the outside, we can feel helpless, out of control, and overwhelmed. The good news is if we turn …

Stress & Food Flowing : How to Eat Mindfully?

How does one eat mindfully? Be awake and aware while eating. Choose when you will eat. Choose where you will eat. Choose what you will eat. Choose how much you will eat. You have the personal power over food; food does not have the power over you.

Stress & Food Focusing

Neurons that fire together wire together. Mental states become neural traits. Day after day, your mind is building your brain. This is what scientists call experience-dependent neuroplasticity.”

Stress & Food Facing

It is possible to make the shift from a belief that food is your nemesis to the freeing belief that food promotes health and well-being. The first crucial step is facing your physical reaction with food. How does your body react to different foods? Do some cause weight gain? Do others cause bloating or tiredness? This awareness allows you to make positive informed choice without emotion.

Creating Personal Power with Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating fosters personal power and happiness in your life and is a large part of Mindful Living. Mindful Living is having awareness of the present moment during your day-to-day activities. Mindful Eating is having awareness concerning food and eating, with a focus on enjoying each bite. Personal power arises through the awareness of the relationship you have with eating …

Loving-Kindness Meditation

What is Loving-Kindness Meditation?
Loving-Kindness meditation focuses on developing feelings of goodwill, calmness, and kindness towards others and yourself. Jack Kornfield states, “With each recitation of the phrases, we are expressing an intention, planting the seeds of loving wishes over and over in our heart. With a loving heart as the background, all that we attempt, all that we encounter will open and flow easily.” Loving-Kindness Meditation creates positive feelings that foster being calm, centered, and creative.

The Brain Manual Got Me Off the Crazy Ride

Here is the story about Beth and her family getting off the crazy ride of stress recycling. Beth had a transformational moment after watching the videos on the Stress Shifter Skills Course for Module 1: Facing – The Brain Manual. She was so blown away with how much

How to have 20/20 vision in 2020

Happy New Year!!! It is the year to have 20/20 Inner Vision. We don’t have to feel confused and blurred by life. With skills taught in the Stress Shifter Skills Course, you can gain 20/20 inner visions. Here is an abridged version of the Stress Shifter Skills Course 4 Steps that will be helpful to see clearly about a trigger that causes fuzzy thinking right now.