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Calm Or Stress - What Will it Matter in a Year

I want to share with you a game I play with myself almost everyday, called “future frazzle". I made it up because I had a consistent, erroneous belief that what I was all hot and bothered, all ..
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Choosing Your Stress Battles Wisely and Winning With Calm

In most books on parenting you will find the phrase “Choose your battles wisely", but it is equally important in living a calmer, more relaxed, contented lifestyle. This idea suggests that life .
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Calming Eating Habits We Learn From Our Pets

Watching my cat is calming and relaxing in itself. She usually has a preference of wet or dry food and her water. Her own special area on the kitchen floor, with a plastic placemat. My cat also has .
(September 21, 2008)
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Cats and Dogs Our Furry Friends and Companions Teach Us So ..

Cats and dogs our furry friends and companions teach us so much about how to be calm and to relax. Pets don't seem to have a lot of cares at all. True we provide them with all their basic needs ..
(September 14, 2008)
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Invest in Yourself by Finding a Calming Place

Calming places are all around you, you must be open to them, first open your eyes and then your senses. For most people water is very calming. Find a place where there is a body of water or even a ..
(September 01, 2008)
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Stressful Interruptions Can Be Changed Into Calming Occurrences

I find that people get even more stressed and out of sorts when interruptions happen. This could be a simple phone call or a slow down on the highway due to construction. You have seen or heard of ..
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Nurses Showing Stress by Talking to Fast Put the Brakes on and .

I listen to nurses and others speaking and trying to communicated their ideas, points of view and thoughts every day. The speed of the words they speak sounds like a car race, they talk faster and ..
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Setting a Calm More Relaxed Tone Will Enhance Your Living and ..

People who are calm and quiet set a relaxed tone to a living or working environment. You know very well that when you are stress the whole world seems stressed. It feels like a dark cloud hanging ..
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Why Settle For Anxiety, When You Can Have Blissful Calm?

We have always discounted our anxiety as being okay, ‘it goes with the job or the career’. " I live in a neighborhood that has a history of anxiety and stress, " you might say. “My ..
(August 11, 2008)
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3 Tips For Opening Customer Safe Containers Without Stress

Customer safe sealed containers are sometimes too good. Meaning, you can't get into them without frustration. 1) Too small Tabs 2) Ringy Thingy's 3) Perforated Fears 1) Too small tabs are when you ..
(March 01, 2008)
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5 Guilt Free Ideas to Bring Calmness Out of the Closet

Calmness is as close to you as your closet full of clothes. The no stress ways to dress for de-stress. 1) Calming Colors: Always choose clothes in the colors you are most comfortable with. Colors ..
(May 29, 2008)
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Five Ultimate Ways Plants Relieve Your Stress

Five ultimate ways plants relieve your stress. Stress relief is just a potted plant away. Plants grown effortlessly, you can too. 1) Low cost to no cost. Plants can be purchased at a very low cost ..
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Write it Down, Journal it Then Save it Or Forget it No Stress ..

Journaling is an incredibly great way to deal with and relieve any kind of stress or overwhelm. Journaling can take on different forms, including the diary format to the open letter to yourself. The .
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What is in Your Stress Backpack?

A few mornings ago, while driving to work, I noticed an elementary school child walking to school. He seemed to be very heavy ladened. His back pack was low on his back near his hips. He was severely .
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Comfort Foods Or Dont Stress the Good Stuff!

The variety of comfort foods range from hot soups and stews to chocolate ice cream and cakes. We eat these foods to help make us feel better, warm our insides and our hearts on cold or sad days. It ..
(July 07, 2008)
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Stress Less With Water Features One, Two, Three

Remember when you sat by the ocean watching the water flow up to the shore line or splash around the rocks. Remember cool mountain streams flowing slowly and gently over rocks and moss. The sounds, ..
(July 20, 2008)
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Alarm Clocks That Will Not Alarm Your Stress Reactors

Nothing like getting totally stressed out and upset even before you get out of bed in the morning. The loud, very annoying buzz sound that your alarm clock makes can and will jangle your nerves and ..
(July 28, 2008)
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