Stress Shifting

Cultivating Curiosity is Good for Your Well Being

Cultivating Curiosity is Good for Your Well Being

If Newton hadn't been curious about what makes an apple fall to the ground, he wouldn't have discovered gravity. We're usually full of ceaseless curiosity as children, just like Newton.
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How to Shift Negative Thoughts

How to Shift Negative Thoughts

Thoughts aren't facts or truths. They're just thoughts. Thoughts don't exist outside our minds. Thoughts carry information. They report physical sensations and bring forth memories. Often they become stories in our heads.
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Coping with Stress in the World

Coping with Stress in the World

We are coping with tragic news. World affairs can be heartbreaking. When hearing tragic news in our world, it can cause feelings of great sadness, anger, and/or being overwhelmed, which are very genuine.
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Letting go of regrets

Letting go of regrets

Almost every parent or person alive regrets what they've done or should have done. Even when the source of regret happened years ago, we hold onto those feelings, wishing that we could change the past. We want to change our choices and the coping skills we have used.
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Waiting for the Right Moment is often a Mistake

Waiting for the Right Moment is often a Mistake

Are you waiting for the perfect time to change? Someone rarely chooses to start a diet right this minute. Diets are commonly started on a Monday, the first of the month, or the first of the year.
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Choosing my Personal Quality

Choosing my Personal Quality

What do I mean by personal quality? It is an aspect that you want to hold in your mind and heart during daily life. You want to be able to hold this quality when you communicate with others and with yourself during both challenges and calm times.
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5 Tips for Dealing With Your Inner Judge

5 Tips for Dealing With Your Inner Judge

Were you ever about to do something - and then suddenly, that voice inside your head starts talking? Why did you do that? You’re a bad person. No one wants to talk to you. You will never achieve anything in life.
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Being Overwhelmed Maybe a Sign of Playing the People

Being Overwhelmed Maybe a Sign of Playing the People

A person who plays the People-Pleaser Role appears to be thoughtful, even mindful. They often support anyone with a need. In addition, they can be very well-liked and engaging. The problem for the person
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Cultivating a Simple Mindset to Reduce Stress

Cultivating a Simple Mindset to 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 can add stress. The reason is that the
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Creating Calm in a world

Creating Calm in a world

According to psychiatrist James Gordon, the founder of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, D.C., the pandemic creates anxiety, uncertainty, and isolation for many. These feelings are similar in some ways
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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
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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
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Exercise Awareness of our stressors

Exercise Awareness of our stressors

By rewiring our brains, we can change our lives. By designing new programs, we can change the patterns of our brain firings to lay the foundation for new perceptions and experiences. To begin reprogramming
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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?
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I focus on breathing and grounding myself

I focus on breathing and grounding myself

Life can be challenging, but I can quickly make myself feel better by focusing on my breathing. Breathing brings me back to the present moment. I can only solve my challenges in the present. I am free of the past
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Letting Go of Be Right

Letting Go of Be Right

Usually, our minds are trying to protect us from a future that will not recreate our past pain and suffering. By worrying about avoiding a possible future loss, failure, or disappointment, we occupy our thoughts
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Lie detector

Lie detector

A Lie Detector does not lie, nor does the body. The test relies on sensors placed on various parts of our body to analyze the subtle reactions. The test can detect changes in the blood pressure, sweat on the palms
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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
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