Category Archive: Stress Challenges

STRESS CHALLENGE

How long is your daily to-do list? If you are feeling harried and stressed most days, your list might need some trimming. Before you agree to take on a new task, consider how… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

When we expect things to always be perfect, we often set ourselves up for disappointment and stress. It may help if you adjust your expectations. The world won’t end if your quiche is… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

  Stress can impact your actions. You may act bossy or irritable, use alcohol, smoke, eat more or less than normal, grind your teeth, or want to withdraw from people. When you notice… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

Stress can impact your mental state. It can make it harder to focus or make decisions. It can hurt thinking and memory. You may be more prone to depression and anxiety when you’re… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

Being stressed can cause you to tense up and breathe shallowly from your chest, rather than deeply from your belly. By learning to breathe in a deep and relaxed way, you can help… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

What inspires or moves you? What uplifts you? What feeds your soul and adds meaning to your life? It might be great works of art or music. It may be your family, kids,… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

When you acknowledge others for a job well done, or offer an “A” for effort, you spark good feelings for all. Such acts of kindness help melt away stress. It may foster deeper… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

    Do you tend to work through your lunch break each day? Do you wolf down your food at your desk? Or do you run errands, catch up on texting, or spend… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

Take time each day to focus on recent gifts of love, kindness, or compassion from others. Doing so may help boost feelings of gratitude. And that can help lower stress and boost joy… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

Do you constantly check incoming texts, emails, and social media posts on your smartphone or tablet? Is the TV always on in your house, even when nobody is watching it? Our digital devices,… Continue reading

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