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In Stress and Coping

Stop Angry Rants in One Minute

“How you treat people is their karma; how you react is yours.”  – Dr. Wayne Dyer The internet might be just as good at promoting negative moods and ranting. The most recent research shows that ranting may make you feel better in a short run. Some research participants have reported feeling more relaxed immediately after writing a rant. However, it might make these people feel worse in the long run, experiencing more anger than most and express their anger in maladaptive…

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In Stress and Coping

Stress tip sheet

In 2007, American Psychological Associations investigated the presence of stress among Americans and reported that one-third of the USA residents experience extreme levels of stress. Moreover, among the respondents one-in-five emphasized experiencing high levels of stress more than two weeks in month. These results are not surprising because in today’s fast-paced world, stress has become a part of your life. While low to moderate levels of stress and healthy coping techniques are seen as acceptable in healthy way, extreme and…

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In Stress and Coping

Why Meditate?

Reading Dr. Dyer’s book Getting the Gap, I found the thoughts that might be helpful for those who are interested in meditation as a means for staying stress-free and healthy. The author  emphasizes the idea that practicing meditation takes us on a fabulous journey into the gap between our thoughts, where all the advantages of a more peaceful, stress-free, healthy, and fatigue-free life are available. The paramount reason for daily meditation is to get into the gap between our thoughts…

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Breath-Counting Meditation for YOU

Let us talk about meditation. Actually, as soon as we hear this word we imagine a sitting person in a specific pose with closed eyes and circled index finger and a thumb. Definitely, this is an intentional practice of focusing. Focusing on what? On ONE thing at a time. It is important to understand that the heart of meditation lies not simply on focusing on one object to the exclusion of all other thoughts, but rather in the attempt to…

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