While both stress and trauma can be challenging to navigate, they are fundamentally distinct experiences with differing consequences for our mental and physical well-being.
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Anger is the most energy-charged and hot feeling. It is often experienced in the body by increased heart rate, rapid breathing, adrenaline rush, and hyper-alertness. When in a high feeling state cool thinking is distorted by a heated brain.
You are my sunshine, my only sunshine. You make me happy when skies are grey. I call my granddaughter and hairstylist, Danielle, My Sunshine because she epitomizes this little tune. When I sing that little ditty my mood lifts. When I play music in my head, pound it out on a drum, or listen or clap […]
Some people thrive on change, others put up with it, and some end up whining. Give up the whimper and go beyond survival. Thrive on change.
You can experience the true knowing of your body wisdom Your body is more than skin and bones. It is a vessel of truth. Tune into yourself from head to toe!
The research reported by Professor Shelley E. Taylor and her team at UCLA. In 1998 they began to wonder if women had different reactions to stress than males. By 2000 they reported a phenomenon they called Tend and Befriend.
Are you fed up with COVID-19? You are not alone. You are not the only one either needing or wanting to develop a COPING Mindset. I am with you.
This guide includes progressive relaxation, a process to discover your Place of Inner Peace, and an anchor word to effectively induce a sense of relaxation.
To better manage stress we need to develop body awareness. Pay attention to your strain and pain. Then give it nutrition, sleep, exercise, and relaxation.
Although, at times, those with high resilience feel nervous, they are typically immune to feeling high anxiety. For others, full blown panic attacks can not only be frightening and exhausting but debilitating.
Consider this thought “I need to provide self-care to the mother of my children.” We do our family no favor when we become a stressed mother. Our children need us at our best. To do that, we need to treat ourselves as if we are deserving and cherished. Indeed, most of us are! Mothers, whether […]
“Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness.” Richard Carlson The kids were fighting. The phone was ringing. There was no time for breakfast. I was going to be late for work. I ran out the door with the kids, my coffee, and a headache. That scenario is an example of […]