How to Tell If You're Stressed

Everybody knows somebody who is stressed. But while it’s easy to identify when someone else is stressed, it’s not always that easy to tell if YOU are stressed. Consider these questions to find out.

Irritability. Do you have a short...

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Of Mountains and Molehills

For those of you who don’t know me, I love God’s creatures. From horses to earthworms, from birds to bees, I love them all.

Well, almost all of them. I have a nemesis. Moles.

Those little buggers. I can’t come up with one good...

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Breaking the Stress Habit

 

We typically feel negative emotions. The more we feel them, the more "engrained" they become in our physiology.

Like walking through a meadow. Walk through it once and you can't tell that you've been there. Walk through it on the same path over...

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Why You Shouldn't Cope with Stress

There’s some popular advice that is tossed about online, in doctor’s offices, among friends and family that is causing more harm than good.

Here’s what the so-called experts are telling you:

You need to learn to cope with stress....

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How to Prepare for an Upcoming Challenge

What do washing dishes, meetings, Mondays, mornings, and mothers-in-law have in common? They’re challenges. 

A challenge is a situation or circumstance that could potentially trigger a negative emotional reaction in you. Challenges can...

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The Leading Cause of Stress

Stress is a hot topic. More than that, stress is ruining us. Personal experience, media coverage, and statistics are all clearly indicating that stress is on the rise.

Why? What is the leading cause of stress?

Maybe it’s how fast everything...

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How to Make Change

So many people I talk to want things to be different in their life. Maybe not huge things like to move to a different country, change careers, or travel for a year. But usually more subtle things. Like have a better relationship with their spouse...

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7 Causes of Unconscious Stress

Have you ever felt…off, but couldn’t put your finger on what was going on? Have you felt like something is wrong, definitely wrong, even though on the surface everything seems fine? It’s hard to talk about it with loved ones,...

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How to Create Your World

There is an epidemic going around. People all over are suffering from victim mentality. They believe that they need the world to change before they can change. And what they don’t realize is that if they change, they can change the world.

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How to Keep Perspective at Christmas

Christmas is right around the corner. I know. I can’t believe it either.

Christmas offers the best of the best. Faith, family, food, festivities! But all too often, the season is filled with the worst of the worst. Judgment, heart ache,...

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