Category Archives: Stress management

The 5 minute shift that saves brain cells

Photo by Luis de Bethencourt I thought there was something wrong with me until I read about other bloggers having this same problem.   After an hour or two of scan-reading of events on the Internet, including surveying the latest … Continue reading

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Save computer time by learning how a pigeon thinks

Photo by Chris Metcalf Has this ever happened to you? Last night was one of those.  My programs were acting squirrelly and a password that I’ve used for years suddenly forgot how to unlock any doors. My cats dived for cover … Continue reading

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6 clutter management books to simplify your life

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. ~Confucius Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. ~William Morris I was flummoxed when I created a complex database several … Continue reading

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Meditation: A vital key to stress management

“Not merely an absence of noise, Real Silence begins when a reasonable being withdraws from the noise in order to find peace and order in their inner sanctuary.” ~~Peter Minard Believing that you can’t meditate is kin to stating that … Continue reading

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How to NOT think your way out of a mid-life crisis

We joke about the mid-life crisis, but transitional life decisions can cause emotional turmoil and major living disruptions. Here are some ways to negotiate the rapids more successfully. First, it is important to realize that life-altering decisions can—and often do—come at … Continue reading

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Reduce stress through sound management

“In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness.”  ~~Mahatma Gandhi Although we often consider stressors as being our reaction to situations, a good … Continue reading

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Stress management: The sounds of silence

From the time we learn words, and perhaps even before, we talk to ourselves. Luria and Vysgotsky suggested that perhaps we talked out loud first, for example, when learning to read, and then internalized it as we learned how to read … Continue reading

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