It seems as of late, everyone is choosing sides on just about everything and, I fear, the world is spinning itself out of control -- with stress and exhaustion fueling the fire that will, ultimately, do none of us any good.
Identifying the most pronounced sources of stress in your life is rarely difficult. Understanding how multiple sources of stress in your life act in concert to create your own individualized risk and resiliency profile is more complex.
While raising a child with special needs, when it comes to keeping your relationship together and being in love, one of the most important insights is to recognize how stressful it is and how the stress can erode the best of relationships.
Now in the healing process, and as an advocate for managing work stress in a conscious way, I wanted to share a few lessons that I learned. First, work-life flexibility and acceptance are the greatest keys moving forward when sudden acute health care issues arise.
I set my alarm and 20 minutes later, I was a new me. I didn't even have to think about what I was going to do, I just did the first thing that came naturally. Now, GPS for the Soul has become my daily opportunity for me to check in with me.
I can't entirely escape stress. No one can. Our collective experience requires that we endure at least a certain amount of anxiety, especially when we strive for bigger goals that take us outside our comfort zone.
According to a recent study, 60 to 80 percent of visits to primary care doctors may be related to stress, yet only 3 percent of patients receive stress management counseling. Why is it that so few people are getting help from their health care practitioners when it comes to stress?
One of the most important aspects of being human is the fact that we have feelings -- all day long. And yet, rarely are we taught healthy ways to cope with them. Who among us learned about coping with emotions in school?
What did he do to overcome the choke at the Masters? With the mental challenges of travel, the media, sponsors and fans, not to mention playing an incredibly stressful sport, how has he continued to be so successful? Can we learn to manage stress like Rory McIlroy?
This life is a very precious gift from God. It holds infinite possibilities, and can become a fountain of joy and happiness. The role of education is to nurture human values in children so that they are able to make life a celebration, not a tragedy.