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What is Your Calmer Self-Image? How to Build One

What is Your Calmer Self-Image? How to Build One

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The Three Buckets of Sanity

The Three Buckets of Sanity

Just as boxes can be helpful in time of stress, buckets are important, too. Most stressors just won’t go away. We can wish that they would disappear, but they won’t. We can demand that they stop (“Damn it, traffic jam, go away right now because I say so!!!”) but most won’t go running.  We can keep up our raging, demanding, and striving to change all things to fit our wishes, or we can take a few moments to look at stressors…

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“Why I Don’t Relax” Myth: All Relaxation Techniques Cause Dullness and Sleepiness

“Why I Don’t Relax” Myth: All Relaxation Techniques Cause Dullness and Sleepiness

The media and relaxation experts get the blame for this one. In the media we see images of people asleep, in hamocks, beaches, and blissed out alongside articles on relaxation methods. So there it is: if you do this, you will get that. Experts play up the most dramatic effects of relaxation. Truth: Relaxation comes in many mind/body effects and levels In reality, relaxation covers a broad territory of bodily and mental effects. It can: calm the body but cause…

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Put Your Mask On First – How to Truly Help Others and Your Self

Put Your Mask On First – How to Truly Help Others and Your Self

For decades we have been instructed: In the event the cabin loses pressure, oxygen masks will drop down.  Put your mask on first before trying to help children or others who need assistance with their masks. Makes sense: stay conscious, stay helpful. Outside of planes, we do the opposite of the mask yourself first policy. We put and keep ourselves in moderate to extreme lack of awareness and limited helpfulness by driving ourselves, way, way too much. Besides driving ourselves…

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The Big View of Relaxation That Few See

The Big View of Relaxation That Few See

When most people think of relaxation, they are underwhelmed. They “know” that it is something they “need” but it sounds like knowing that broccoli is good for you and that you need to add it to your diet. Most people are not impressed. Sadly, they are not motivated to explore the true realm of relaxation. Relaxation is more than something that is good for our body.  Relaxation is the doorway to most of  those experiences we consider as making a…

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