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.

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.

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