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In Stress and Coping

A powerful way to improve your relationship

Being responsive is the key to improving relationships, research finds. Responsiveness means more than just listening, it is being tuned in to your partner’s needs and feeling compassion. The most powerful way of being responsive is firstly, listening to and understanding what they are going through and secondly, responding with sympathy and compassion. Responsiveness creates a sense of validation and feeling cared for. Responsive partners make each other feel safe and stable. For the study, 91 couples discussed stressful aspects of their relationship and…

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In Stress and Health

Three Natural Remedies for Losing Weight

When you think about your wellness journey, it’s easy to separate your body, mind and emotions. But they’re all intricately connected to one another. Forgetting this is why most people who start diets can’t keep up with them! They’re looking for quick fixes instead of committing to changing their relationship to food and feelings about their own body image. Here are THREE easy ways to take care of your whole self, not just your waistline: 1. FEED YOUR BODY WHAT IT NEEDS…

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In Stress and Coping

Your agreement with reality

Your thoughts are the source of virtually everything in your life. Every relationship that you’re in is something that you carry around with you. If your relationship is lousy, it’s because you think of it that way. The person you’re in a relationship with isn’t with you in this moment, or when you’re at work, or when you’re in the bathroom, but your thoughts about that person are always with you. The only way you can experience another person is…

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The easy walking technique that reduces stress

The most recent research found that adding a little mindfulness to a normal, regular walk helps to fight stress and anxiety. The respondents reported less stress when they are moving around and even less when they move around mindfully. The conclusions have come from this study that included 158 participants who used a mobile phone app that randomly sampled their experience over a two-week period. The results showed that the more mindful people were in the moment, the lower their stress…

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