Tag Archives: stress-relief

Do You Have Too Much on Your Plate?

Life is a buffet and I've got too much on my plate.

Life is a buffet and I’ve got too much on my plate. (Can you relate?)

No one loaded my plate up for me, I did this to myself. I wanted a little bit of this, a little bit of that… oh! this looks good too… I wonder if I’ll like that? I’ll try a bit and see… I’m not sure if I really want this but so many other people are enjoying it so I’ll give it a try… and maybe just a bit of that… and oh! here are the desserts!  Continue reading Do You Have Too Much on Your Plate?

What have you done for YOU lately?

After my previous post, I realized that I really need to devote some time to self-care so, I declared the following weekend to be my Weekend of Self Care.  (Of course the ultimate goal is to work self-care into my daily routine but, since this is an especially busy time of year for me where I practically live at the office, the thought of trying to squeeze personal time into the workweek right now is more stressful than stress-relieving.) Continue reading What have you done for YOU lately?

“Why Now?!” (Is it ever a good time to get sick?)

Fever & Chicken Soup

No, I don’t think there is ever a good time to get sick, pretty much any time you get sick it’s a bad time but, there are definitely worse times to get sick… like this past week.  I’m finally at the tail end of a nasty cold/virus that put me out of commission for a little over a week and I had things to do!   Continue reading “Why Now?!” (Is it ever a good time to get sick?)

Just Breathe.

Just Breathe. I’m coming to realize that anything done with mindfulness becomes a joyous act… but nothing demonstrates this more clearly than conscious breathing.It’s amazing to me that something we do automatically our entire lives can have such an immediate positive effect on our being whenever done consciously.  I’m coming to realize that anything done with mindfulness becomes a joyous act… but nothing demonstrates this more clearly than conscious breathing.

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