Category Archives: stress relief exercises

Anxiety Free – for the Moment!

Handling Anxiety Write it down. Acknowledging your worry takes away its obsessive power, so make a list of what’s bugging you. Say a prayer. Ask whatever deity or creative force or what/whoever you believe in for help, patience, and the … Continue reading

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Benefits of Meditation

Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain. A fascinating article in the Washington Post, looks well researched. Based on the swork of the Mindfulness Based Stress reduction Clinic in Boston. Here is a free … Continue reading

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How long term stress affects your body

How Stress Can Make You Sick Posting this in preparation for the talk I will be giving at the JFS Caregiver Conference  entitled: Stress?  What Stress???Source of video: TED-Ed – How stress affects your body

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According To Psychologists, Coloring Is The Best Alternative To Meditation 

Sooooo…lets get drawing and coloring! Source: According To Psychologists, Coloring Is The Best Alternative To Meditation  and see also:  The Therapeutic Science of Adult Coloring Books 

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What are the 5 Steps to Better Caregiving?

Denial’s not a River We live in a time of tremendous cultural denial of aging and end of life issues. That’s why the Caregiver Revolution is so valuable. It goes right to the heart of the issue. To start, you … Continue reading

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What a Happy Cell Looks Like

Is true happiness associated with possessions and “stuff?” Apparently not… “There are two distinct forms of happiness, hedonic happiness and eudaimonic happiness, and our bodies respond differently to each type,” Cole explains. “Hedonic happiness is the elevated mood we experience after … Continue reading

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