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Want to beat stress this year? #stress
Is absolutely everyone stressed out these days? More than three-quarters of the U. S. population say they regularly experience stress-related symptoms. Not just stressful events alone, but actual symptoms like fatigue, headaches, upset stomachs, muscle tension, change in appetite, anxiety, and depression. Stress has become so commonplace, it’s temping to ignore or minimize it, hoping …
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10 Ways To Stay Positive In A Negative World
#inspiration #depression #anxiety #positive #mentalhealth #thoughts
Anyone can ease anxiety and depression and train their brain to be positive and calm. The quickest way to change how you feel is to change how you think.
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Find out why we #procrastinate and how we can get support for positive change.
Today, I'm delighted to share a guest post from Dr. Christine Li. Procrastination is a such a chameleon. One day it’s a friendly sidekick, staying next to us while we make our way through the day. A bit of procrastination helps us to tolerate the anxiety and stress that work tends to bring. Procrastination in these instances might even help to keep our overall productivity relatively high. The next day, procrastination might feel more like an a...
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Rejections can be so painful, it's easy to get stuck there. Here are some ways to heal.
Reader Question: How do I deal with rejection? I have a daughter who no longer wants to have any connection with me. Was it my fault? I’m so sorry this happened to you. I don’t have a child, but I can only imagine how the hurt feels multiplied when there’s both a biological and emotional link. Even so, I’m not a stranger to rejection. I’ve faced major rejection several times in my life and each time, I felt like my world was torn apart. So le...
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Very resonant for these times.
What a perfect chapter for these uncertain times–a guide for living perfectly in an imperfect world. In this chapter, the focus shifts from the mysterious, unknowable Tao to its manifestation in Te (also spelled De). Te has b...
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3 practices I used to increase body awareness and soften tension and fear.
Recently, I’ve found myself asking, “What is the opposite of fear?” Some people might say courage, but I think this could be a mistake when it comes to deeply embedded fear. You can easily reinforce fearfulness or trauma by pushing yourself to be “courageous,” or trying to go too fast. If you would like to listen to me read this post, click below or download the audio. Some people might say courage, but I think this could be a mistake when it co...
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My last post of 2016! My best posts + a glimpse into my year. Enjoy! http://alwayswellwithin.com/2016/12/25/best-of-always-well-within-2016/
What a year! On a purely physical level, I felt challenged. At the same time, it’s been a year of deep healing in the realms of emotion, mind, and spirit. I enjoyed periods of sweet bliss too. And, like you may have experienced as well, I grappled with the undercurrent of tension and periodic shock waves that come with living in rocky and uncertain times. Here are some personal highlights from my year: I chose “self-sovereignty” as my guiding w...
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I'm delighted to share a guest post today from Maureen Cooper at Awareness in Action. Our inner critic can be very effective in making us feel inadequate and worthless. Learning to tame it through self-compassion is the very best thing we can do for ourselves. Here is my own story of how I experienced this for myself, and used self-compassion to calm my own inner critic. Some years ago, when I was in my early thirties, I found myself drawn to th...
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NEW BLOG POST > I love to gather my insights at the end of the year. This practice of reflection and integration helps me clear the slate and start the new year afresh. Here are the 18 questions I used to gather my insights for the year with a downloadable workbook I created just for you! #year-endreview
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Wouldn't it be better to eliminate sources of stress from your life rather than scramble to calm stress once it's out of control? #stress #stresstips
Wouldn’t it be better to prevent unnecessary stress rather than scramble to manage excessive stress once it’s out of control and wracking havoc on your body, brain, and emotions? It’s not possible to remove stress completely, and you wouldn’t want to. Stress is a natural response to potentially dangerous events. And positive stress, known as “eustress,” keeps you moving through challenges towards your goals. With a little thought and determinat...
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Writer, Mindfulness Guide, and Peace-Loving Introvert
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I help people who are willing to think deeply and look within find the peace, happiness, and freedom they so deserve.  Read my thought-provoking posts at Always Well Within and enjoy the uplifting and serene ambiance.

My e-course Living with Ease:  21 Days to Less Stress will help you identify your stress triggers and learn how to use mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques for creating a happier and healthier life.
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Awards: 100 Top Personal Development Blogs 2014 & 2013, Blogging with Heart Award 2013
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