Tagged as: stress

if you’re feeling stressed: what getting creative can do for you and your dharma

There’s a force within you. Do you feel it? Your soul is calling. It’s already ignited. The flame is lit. The embers glow. So do you. If you’re feeling stressed–anxious, jittery, tense, tired, exhausted, or irritable–the force of your dharma is pressing. Imagine trying to contain the sun. Instead: setting loose the force of nature…

Nov 12, 2013 · Read More · Comment

stressed and overwhelmed? how to stop feeling that way

Life Coaching Tools for Stress and Overwhelm No matter how varied my life coaching clients are, wherever in the world they come from, or whatever their background, at some point in our work together we’ll come to this point. “I feel overwhelmed and stressed.” Life has gone haywire, the cow crap has hit the fan,…

Jun 26, 2013 · Read More · Comment (2)

what do to when you feel overwhelmed and want to give up

When you don’t have it all figured out Keep going When you’re afraid of what others will think Keep going When you wonder how you’ll pay the bills Keep going When the light at the end of the tunnel is missing And your best friend says you’re crazy When your husband thinks your nuts And…

Jun 13, 2013 · Read More · Comment

20 ways to find peace

If you want to find peace (Don’t look for it) What we focus on grows Looking implies lacking Peace is within us It’s within you Beneath the grasping and the seeking and the searching Sits an unfolded lotus Beneath the frantic actions and trials and errors Sits a Buddha with a contented smile on his…

Mar 27, 2013 · Read More · Comment

latest research on ancient practice for relieving stress. it’s not what you think

Stress affects everybody. It can make us feel tired, sad, and overwhelmed. Stress can even make us afraid of taking steps towards living the life we want to live. Recent research done by Japanese scientists at Chiba University shows one small thing can help lower stress in a big way. This activity decreases cortisol level,…

Jan 23, 2013 · Read More · Comment

what to do if you don’t want your life to get even better. 12 proven tactics. (a life coaching manual)

1. Do not listen to your gut. Intuition is for suckers. The scientists that back it up are probably closeted new agers. 2. Let everyone else around you take the blame. It’s much easier than realizing every situation represents a choice. Remember: Ignorance is bliss. 3. First thing in the morning, tune into the biggest,…

Apr 24, 2012 · Read More · Comment

overriding lizard brain. 5 ways to go beyond fear, anger + negativity

THE WAY IN The mind has a way of taking control. Scientists call our Amygdala–the region of our brain pretty much in charge of feelings of anxiety, fear, anger and negativity–our “lizard brain.” Why lizard brain? Because this area of our brain evolved a loooong time ago, back when our primal lizard-ish concerns were much…

Nov 15, 2011 · Read More · Comment

The Freedom of Fear

Yes. Dive into it. Explore it. What does fear feel like to you? Like a shot to the back of the head that nearly blinds you…or maybe like being held under water while you desperately scramble to come up? That’s what fear used to feel like to me. And I should know; I felt it…

Sep 9, 2011 · Read More · Comment