Articles Posted in the " stress " Category

  • What Are You Running From?

    Life is like that. When the crisis/meltdown/crash happens, there are people who can support us and encourage us, but we and only we can turn to face the demon that caused us to run in the first place. We and only we can look it in the eyes, stare it down, demand to be delivered the message and, finally, accept delivery of it.


  • Stress and Community Building?

    Do you deal with stress? Yes, if you’re alive, your answer has to be yes. We know that stress is a “given” in life, but Kelly McGonigal shares that stress comes bearing a gift! Come by the LFI porch to learn more!


  • Will You Prevail?

    I have mentioned already that I’ve been taking a Positive Psychology course  at Udemy.com (which I highly recommend). On re-listening today I picked up something I missed on the first listen. The instructor is talking about the..



  • What is Normal?

    I watched a great documentary program called Doc Zone recently, an episode called “The Age of Anxiety”. It was about the over-prescribing of drugs for what are now known as anxiety disorders. People interviewed said what we..


  • 7 Ways to Manage Stress Over the Holidays

    Do you find the holidays stressful? It’s such a busy time with high expectations of perfection, “comfort and joy”. How do you manage it so that you actually can enjoy it? This year we have activities planned..


  • A Life Without Problems

    “The way we see the problem is the problem.” Stephen R. Covey Do you want a life without problems? I do. You don’t have to ask me twice. Honestly, I’ve had enough of problems in my life..


  • Despair: How to Carry On

    “I get knocked down but I get up again you’re never gonna keep me down” ~ Chumbawamba We can’t pretend it’s always easy. Life has ups and downs and sometimes many challenges seem to come at once…