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Take It Outside

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Today I have a very quick tip. Take it outside.  Your exercise routine.  Your phone conversation.  Your cup of tea.  Only 5 minutes in nature can boost your mood and your [...]

Impossible People

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Difficult people are going to pop up from time to time.  And you are going to have to deal with them.  If you have a job that requires working with the public it will [...]

The Happy Secret to Better Work

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  Sharing a TED Talk by researcher Shawn Achor about positive psychology.  If you can find a way to become positive in the present, then your brain works even more [...]

Relaxing Your Way

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A friend says, “Hey you need to relax.  Come on over and we will sit on the patio with a glass of wine, chewing the fat.”  I am a therapist!  How is sitting [...]

Keep Calm & Distract Yourself

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When your thoughts are stuck in a stress loop.  Your thoughts keep circling around the same thought or worry and you can’t seem to switch gears.  Try doing some [...]

Embrace Your Moods

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Embrace your moods.  All of them?  Yes, all of them.  One of the gifts humans have is the ability to be sensitive to their moods, to be empathic to others, to listen to [...]

The Fear Cure

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If you are suffering from fear and looking for ways to get back into the game and do the things your dreaming of, then I recommend “The Fear Cure” by Lissa Rankin [...]

Nix Stress with Fractals

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Viewing Fractals (repeating patterns that gradually get bigger or smaller) can reduce stress levels by as much as 60%.  I know that sounds a bit weird, but works.  Give it [...]