Articles about Stress

45 Ideas to Help Soothe, Inspire & Ponder

July 26th, 2016 / No Comments »

I turned 45 this year.  In honor of this big birthday, here are 45 ideas, thoughts, musings that I’ve gained over the years. In my lifelong quest for learning, I am always on the lookout for data that will help make me a better person, or (hopefully) contribute to making the world a better place. [...]


The Evolution of Anxiety: Why We Worry and What to Do About It

April 19th, 2016 / No Comments »

Reposted from JamesClear.com Let’s pretend for a moment that you are a giraffe. You live on the grasslands of the African savannah. You have a neck that is 7 feet long (2.1 meters). Every now and then, you spot a group of humans driving around on a safari taking pictures of you. But it’s not [...]


The power of getting to one task at a time: Using the “Understand, Apply and Shift” model of problem solving.

April 8th, 2016 / No Comments »

This week I realized that things were feeling a little out of control.  I took stock and realized that I have been slipping into the great American pastime of multitasking.  What this looks like for me is books piled on my nightstand (literally, I’m in the middle of 6 books right now), multiple projects that [...]


Holiday Joy!

November 23rd, 2015 / No Comments »

There are all these articles out there about managing holiday stress (I’m pretty sure I’ve even written some of them!) and I started thinking about what a problem this is. Now, yes, for sure the holidays can feel stressful, filled with too much eating and spending, too many obligations and opportunities to be with family members who might [...]


When Self-Love is Disguised as Self-Shaming

March 4th, 2015 / No Comments »

On Valentine’s Day this year I noticed a shift in the messages in the media. Instead of messages pressuring us to buy the perfect gift, organize the perfect date and buy our significant other flowers and chocolate, the blogs and media outlets I follow were full of messages about self-love. But the brand of self-love [...]