Category Archives: stress

Routine to Ritual

I heard this phrase the other day as an ad on the radio in the car (my book on tape ended) and it stuck with me not because it was an ad for playing Keno either. I thought of all … Continue reading

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How to enjoy being the host.

Hosting a holiday meal or get together no matter the time of year can be stressful. We seem to be throwing the word stress around a lot lately, ways to reduce stress, how to make stress work for you etc. … Continue reading

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5 ways to reward yourself this holiday season

If you are anything like me, the holidays are all about doing things for others. I like to put quite a bit of thought into presents, do a lot  of cooking and decorating as well as working in retail, so … Continue reading

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Six Steps To Less Stress

We all want less stress in our lives, so if we can control in it in any way it should be tried. Stress from other people, jobs, world politics etc, you cannot really do away with so let’s work on … Continue reading

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How to use nuggets of time to ease stress

I am sure that most of us have heard to set aside time to meditate for stress relief. I have tried multiple times and me being me cannot relax enough for it to work, so I have come up with … Continue reading

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Taking it slow

I am trying to change quite a few factors in my life right now and as usual I start out strong with great intentions and then I start the downhill descent; I try too much at once. This time I … Continue reading

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How to find your calm

I have been working to reduce my stress levels and have come to a few truths: at least for me. I want instant measurable results (not realistic), I try many things at once (when does that work), and am not … Continue reading

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