Life Tips

Breathing Into The Present Moment abc

Breathing Into The Present Moment abc

When you are aware that you have been triggered by a stressor, take a breath. Breathe in for the count of 3, hold for the count of 3, and then breathe out for the count of 3. Do this 3 times! Taking a breath
Read More
6 Tips for Creating a Happy Long Relationship

6 Tips for Creating a Happy Long Relationship

1. Explore and maintain shared beliefs. Common belief systems are humankind's chief bonding tools. Relationships survive where there is basic awareness and agreement as to ultimate values and
Read More
How to Love Yourself More

How to Love Yourself More

I hear, “love yourself more, so you can love others more." That is terrific, but I often get stuck here. How do I define “love myself more?” Should I hug myself? Treat myself to a new pair of shoes? Binge watch my favorite show?
Read More
Living with Simplicity and Reduce Stress

Living with Simplicity and Reduce Stress

When we think of living with simplicity; we often think about using less and having less. This thinking sounds easy, but it can become a struggle for most of us very quickly and add stress. The reason is that
Read More
Question about family stress From a Facebook Friend sent to us on Messenger

Question about family stress From a Facebook Friend sent to us on Messenger

Question from Rachel: How to deal with stress from your family because they kept you away from your real-life and dream? Answer from Stress Shifter: Feeling trapped or controlled by family
Read More
Number 1 Stress Concern in 2021

Number 1 Stress Concern in 2021

These past 12 months have been a doozy. Our Stress Shifter Survey, which was taken in February 2021, showed, so far, that the #1 STRESS CONCERN is “Worrying about others.” Here are 3 Tips to reduce
Read More
Reducing Stress by Incorporating the Art Simplicity into Life

Reducing Stress by Incorporating the Art Simplicity into Life

Recently, I heard a talk by Greg McKeoen, bestselling author of "Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less". Essentialism teaches simplicity. One of the key points he makes is to "do less, and accomplish more."
Read More
Stress Shifting changed my life

Stress Shifting changed my life

“Work harder,” “study more, “you need just to apply yourself better” all are phrases I have heard in my family and in my culture to become better, achieve more, or become more successful. I saw my parents
Read More
The Key to Building A Relationship

The Key to Building A Relationship

Whether it is with ourselves, a person, or nature, the key to building relationships is to expand our sense of being present. To be fully present with ourselves is to love our self-more fully. This is not as easy as it may sound
Read More
Being Grateful Helps the Mind and the Body

Being Grateful Helps the Mind and the Body

Research published by the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley from Indiana University professors Joel Wong and Joshua Brown on “How Gratitude Changes You and Your Brain” identifies how gratitude
Read More
Why Mindful Giving is So Good for Your Body and Mind

Why Mindful Giving is So Good for Your Body and Mind

Mindfully giving from the heart has a positive effect on your body and mind. Rick Hanson Ph.D., a neuropsychologist, writes that a positive emotional experience such as giving can Lower the stress
Read More
9 Ways to Overcome Negative Thoughts and Think Positively

9 Ways to Overcome Negative Thoughts and Think Positively

Negative thoughts are like poison to your life. Negative thoughts are damaging because they affect everything that comes afterward. This includes your decisions, goals, actions, and results.
Read More
Enough is Enough 5 Tips of Letting Go Negitive Emotions Today

Enough is Enough 5 Tips of Letting Go Negitive Emotions Today

1. You are normal - You are normal if you need to "Let Go of negative emotions." Everyone experiences negatively charged emotions attached to a past situation. This is completely normal. It is actually how your mind
Read More