5 Steps to Managing Your Response to Chronic Stress

Today's world is a stressful world. We work extra hours in order to pay ever-growing bills.  We drive our children to activities all over town and stay up late to complete even more work or--if we're lucky--spend some quality with our partner.  Meals are on the run and often unhealthy.  We drink caffeine to make up for our lack of sleep and drink alcohol at the end of the day to unwind from all the hustle and bustle. This stress has a tremendous impact on our health.  In the long term, it … [Read more...]

How To Develop A De-Stress Routine That You Can Use Everyday

Stress is sometimes referred to as "the silent killer." That statement couldn't be more true. Every one of us has some kind of stress, some of us more than others, we need to learn ways to lower it with a de-stress routine. Once you have a good routine in place you will be able to utilize it to recover before you suffer one of the consequences of a high stress lifestyle. How Can Stress Harm My Body and Mind? Stress can harm you in more ways than I can count. Studies show that a person who has … [Read more...]

Create Silence In Your Life

Create Silence In Your Life   Why is it we enjoy all the noise, clutter, and chaos in our lives? Maybe there is a part of us that has become accustomed to these feelings and enjoys them. Maybe we don't know anything else. If that's the case then I challenge you to try something different. I challenge you to observe some silence in your mind and give yourself a break from the world of clutter and chaos.   Silencing your mind can be relaxing, peaceful, calming, mind expansive, … [Read more...]

How To Do Nothing and Silence Your Mind

How To Do Nothing and Silence Your Mind Doing nothing sounds like it’s easy. You’re probably saying “I don’t need to read on how to do nothing, I do that all the time.” That isn’t the kind of do nothing I’m talking about. This kind of do nothing is almost like meditating, and its an art. Doing nothing at all requires a bit of skill. You start out by shutting off all distractions. Turn off the T.V., phone, music, or anything else that either makes noise or distracts you. Then find a … [Read more...]

Meditation as a Self Healing Practice

Mediation can have many great purposes, one of which is healing yourself. There are many fantastic stories and reports about people being healing by thought alone. I spent a good amount of my time studying and trying these different techniques out for myself to see if there was any truth behind it to be discovered. At first I'll have to admit I was a bit skeptical about meditating as a self-healing practice. I didn't understand fully how a thought can have the power to change something … [Read more...]

10 Tricks To Help You Stop Worrying Now

Worrying is actually harmful to your health. It is something that eats away at you without adding any value to your life or even altering the outcomes of that which you love to worry about. Little wonder that various serious health problems and diseases have clearly been linked to it. Fortunately there is plenty that you can do to help you stop worrying. Here are 10 of the most effective tips and tricks. 1. Take Drastic Action ========== Take deliberate and drastic measures to "attack" the … [Read more...]

How to Recover from Burnout at Work

With hectic deadlines choking you down, umpteen responsibilities bogging you down, thankless duties tiring you out, you could have inadvertently become a victim of burn out even without your realization. Burnouts have become alarmingly common in today's jet set world and more and more people are unable to avoid them. Signs of a burnout can creep in slowly into your lives when you show a clockwork like attitude to your activities without being enthusiastic or emotionally attached. The spirit … [Read more...]

50 Ways to Relax & Reduce Stress

It can be difficult to relax in the modern society of today. However it is very important that you relax if you wish to live a happier and healthier life. Additionally, if you find time to unwind, you will be better able to manage your stress levels. Presented below are 50 ways to relax your mind as well as your body. 1. Light scented candles: Some scents can be beneficial for calming and relieving stress. Try a candle with lavender scent or some other smell that might help you calm … [Read more...]

Achieving Harmony From Within, The Secret of Inner Peace

As the society gets more complicated and the economic situation even more challenging, it is becoming almost impossible to achieve a sense of balance in life. When life stops going in the way that you expected it to, work becomes stressing or you lose a loved one, it is very easy to fall into a state of internal conflict. However, it is very possible to achieve inner peace no matter what situations you are going through. It is important to note that achieving complete inner peace does not happen … [Read more...]

Should I Do Yoga? The Benefits of Yoga as an Exercise

The technique of yoga was invented about five thousand years ago, when mankind did not have the options and privileges to avail advanced exercising facilities. It is so inspiring to think that even thousands of years ago mankind used to be as healthy as we are today; in fact, healthier than us, despite lacking the advantages of using hi-tech gym services and remarkable advancements in medical technology. Yoga is a technique which involves a series of physical exercises, particularly designed to … [Read more...]

How To Achieve A Peace Of Mind | Mind Quieting Strategies

Achieving Peace of Mind Everyday people deal with more and more responsibility and stressful situations. In today’s fast-paced world, it seems as if few of us can take some moments to simply breathe, connect with our inner-selves, relax and just find our centers. Instead, we are constantly running from one place to another, doing and doing. Even when we are supposedly at rest, our mind is going at full-speed, thinking about everything that is coming up. It seems that our minds have learned to … [Read more...]

How To Meditate Properly | Meditation Improvement Techniques

Meditating properly is actually hard to achieve. With a lot of practice, dedication, discipline, and patience anyone, including yourself,  can achieve deep mediation and earn all of the benefits. Meditating properly requires you to be able silence your conscience mind and let go. You have to let go of all conscious thoughts such as worry, fear, anxiety, stress, anger, and any other negative things that may enter your mind.   What is Meditation?   Meditation means different … [Read more...]

Using Laughter To Fix All Your Problems

Laughter can cure so many different illnesses and disorders. Some of them being stress, high blood pressure, headaches, fatigue, poor mood, anxiety, and depression. Benefits of a Good Laugh Euphoric Feeling Calming Effect Boosts Bodies Immune System Lowers Stress Hormones Lowers Blood Pressure Fights Depression Increase Your Energy Decrease Anxiety There are literally hundreds of great benefits to having a good laugh. Some of them are minor while others can be completely life … [Read more...]