Living Anxiety-Free – How to Keep Your Nerves In Tact

“When you suffer an attack of nerves you’re being attacked by the nervous system. What chance has a man got against a system?”     —Russell Hoban Many of us stress about our jobs, our families, the traffic, bills, etc. However, worries are easily diminished with a hot bath, a warm meal and some relaxation time. ButContinue reading “Living Anxiety-Free – How to Keep Your Nerves In Tact”

Living Anxiety-Free – How to Keep Your Nerves in Tact

“When you suffer an attack of nerves you’re being attacked by the nervous system. What chance has a man got against a system?” —Russell Hoban Many of us stress about our jobs, our families, the traffic, bills, etc. However, worries are easily diminished with a hot bath, a warm meal and some relaxation time. ButContinue reading “Living Anxiety-Free – How to Keep Your Nerves in Tact”

Our Wellness Rx for 2012

This brand New Year gives us the opportunity to begin anew in many ways.  From a holistic perspective we like to take the opportunity to renew our mind, body and spirit. “Don’t live in the past, thinking about mistakes or changes you made. Think of your life as a book, move forward, close one chapterContinue reading “Our Wellness Rx for 2012”

Caring for Body and Soul – Reconsidering Spiritual Well-Being, Part II

Continued from Friday . . . “In both Buddhist psychology and Western experiential therapy, this process of experiencing and accepting the changing stream of sensations is central to the alchemy of transformation,” writes Tara Brach, PhD, a clinical psychologist and founder of the Insight Meditation Community in Washington, DC, in her book Radical Acceptance: EmbracingContinue reading “Caring for Body and Soul – Reconsidering Spiritual Well-Being, Part II”

Free to be Happy – Flower Essences Ease the Mind and Rejuvenate the Spirit

Homeopathy is a wellness practice based on the idea that like cures like. For example, if you were experiencing symptoms of a sinus infection, you would take a remedy that contains traces of a particular substance that, when taken at full strength, mimics your symptoms. However, the remedy is so diluted it will simply signalContinue reading “Free to be Happy – Flower Essences Ease the Mind and Rejuvenate the Spirit”

SOOTHING THE SEASON – NATURAL REMEDIES TO EASE HOLIDAY STRESS

As the holiday season approaches, your task list may begin to overwhelm you. There are office parties, social engagements, gift buying, children’s recitals, holiday meals, travel, and financial decisions — all tapping on your shoulder and demanding attention. Where do you begin? “We have to resist the speediness around us,” says Hyla Cass, M.D., coauthorContinue reading “SOOTHING THE SEASON – NATURAL REMEDIES TO EASE HOLIDAY STRESS”

Living Anxiety-Free – How to Keep Your Nerves in Tact

“When you suffer an attack of nerves you’re being attacked by the nervous system. What chance has a man got against a system?” —Russell Hoban Many of us stress about our jobs, our families, the traffic, bills, etc. However, worries are easily diminished with a hot bath, a warm meal and some relaxation time. ButContinue reading “Living Anxiety-Free – How to Keep Your Nerves in Tact”

What are the Symptoms of Stress?

Stress affects us all. You may notice symptoms of stress when disciplining your kids, during busy times at work, when managing your finances, or when coping with a challenging relationship. Stress is everywhere. And while a little stress is OK — some stress is actually beneficial — too much stress can wear you down andContinue reading “What are the Symptoms of Stress?”