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3 Powerful Questions that Place a Choice Between Stimulus and Response

How to Place a Choice Between Stimulus & Response For the most part, we are conditioned to respond, in stressful ways, to seemingly unpleasant events. Something pushes our button (stimulus) and we unthinkingly react (response). Somebody yells at us (stimulus), and...
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We All Have Hard Things

I understand how "stressed" feels. People tell me I don't understand what they go through when they tell me about their stress. They don't think I have been through what they are going through.I made this video to give just a little background about some of the "big"...
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How to Work Out to Relieve Stress Rather than Add to it

    Recently, someone asked me this terrific question: What's the best way to exercise without letting stress my stress levels raise too high? Here is my response.    Fight or Flight The fight-or-flight response is not designed to last very long ......
Time to Celebrate

Time to Celebrate

If you are anything like me, you woke up this morning a little stressed when you realized…its NOVEMBER! That means just around the...

Is Your Stress Contagious?

Is Your Stress Contagious?

Thinking really does change our own physiology, our environment, and perhaps the physiology of others too.

Gardeners Are Wise People?

Gardeners Are Wise People?

Weeds are like our own subconscious scripts or learned patterns of behavior. They are almost automatic and can be helpful or destructive.

Soft Drinks that Stress You Out

Soft Drinks that Stress You Out

When people are stressed they sometimes reach for a soft drink, but have you ever stopped to think, “What’s in this drink?” The answer might surprise you.

Managing the Waves and Leaks in Time

Managing the Waves and Leaks in Time

In the present moment, we are always free to choose what we do. There are consequences for what you do, and you may not want those consequences, but you always have a choice about what you do.

Let’s Connect

Let’s Connect

I wanted to provide a means for you and me to share our ideas together so we can both learn and better ourselves. That is why I have created these channels of connection.

Life Can Be Simple

Life Can Be Simple

Life really is quite simple: Focus on the moments; learn from our past, and do things today that will benefit our future.

Parable of the Stacked Stones

Parable of the Stacked Stones

Someone has gone before me, has found the best trails, and has placed the stacked stones intermittently along the way so when I come along, I don’t have to guess which way to go

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