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Why You Need to Clear the Clutter

July 17, 2022
Why You Need to Clear the Clutter blog post with a picture of a young woman working on her computer is a cluttered room

Does your house have a lot of clutter? Having a messy or cluttered house doesn’t feel good! And it definitely doesn’t lower your stress level. It is a constant reminder of things that need attention. And it becomes a part of an ever-growing “to do” list. It can drain your energy and can begin to make you sick! You need a great plan to help you attack that…

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Managing Stress During Challenging Times

October 10, 2021
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As I write this post it’s October of 2021 and right now around the globe, people have been impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak for over a year and a half. It’s impacting the daily lives of pretty much everyone around the globe. And stress and anxiety levels are very high as everyone works to adapt to a new sense of normal. Unfortunately, uncertainty, fear, and negative energy contribute…

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Mental Massage Progressive Relaxation

March 29, 2020
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You may have gone and had a massage before, but what about a mental massage? When you’re feeling stressed and overwhelmed, sometimes you need a little help to relax. Stress can be overwhelming at times, especially if you’re sensitive. And since stress has been linked to the majority of chronic illnesses it is important to do what you can to reduce it! Many experts recommend meditation to help…

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Why Diet and Exercise Are Not Enough

June 13, 2019

So, you find that you aren’t feeling quite as good as you used to. You may have some minor nagging health issues. Perhaps you’ve gained some weight. And you find that you feel overwhelmed and burned out more often. So you make the choice to get healthy. When people make the decision to improve their health, the first thing that they tend to do is to change their…

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Busting the Clutter to Reduce Stress

January 29, 2019
Picture of clothes cluttering the floor with the blog post title "Busting the Clutter to Reduce Stress"

Does your house have a lot of clutter? Having a messy or cluttered house doesn’t feel good and definitely contributes to excess stress. It is a constant reminder of things that need attention and becomes a part of an ever-growing “to-do” list. It can drain your energy in your energy and can begin to make you sick! You need a great plan to help you attack that household…

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7 Ways to Reduce Stress

April 23, 2017

Stress is everywhere. And it’s safe to say that most people are overwhelmed and stressed out! We are constantly being subjected to stressful things all day, every day.  And yet in spite of all of the stress we face, few people take the time to practice stress management so they can reduce stress! We have been desensitized to the stress in our lives to the point that we…

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Prioritize Your To-Do List

November 1, 2016

Do you prioritize your to-do list? Why it’s important that you start doing just that! Some of you who are my faithful followers may have noticed that there have been times over the past two years when I was absent from the blog. No witty articles or yummy recipe posts. No social media sharing or anything else.  So why did that happen?  Well, I got divorced and started…

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The Importance of Sleep

October 24, 2016

Do you understand the importance of sleep on your health? When you are facing a great deal of stress it is important to make sure that you are getting enough sleep. Too many people live with the incorrect belief that they need to stay awake longer in order to get more done. Actually, when you are sleep-deprived, you tend to get less accomplished than if you’ve had an…

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Reduce the Noise Reduce the Stress

January 11, 2012
Reduce the Noise Reduce the Stress Blog post- A picture of a woman laying on her couch holding pillows over her ears

Noise pollution is a growing problem in the world today. Too much noise can overwhelm your body. And it can create problems such as heart disease, inability to focus, depression, sleep disturbances, irritability, and emotional issues. That’s why it might be time for you to reduce the noise to reduce the stress. We have become so accustomed to noise that we have become uncomfortable with silence. Even in…

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The Importance of Practicing Gratitude

November 20, 2011
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Do you spend time regularly practicing gratitude? Here is why you should! It’s hard to believe how quickly this year has passed and that in just a few days we will be celebrating another Thanksgiving already. After spending a lot of time on the phone finalizing plans for Thanksgiving dinner with my family, I began thinking about Thanksgiving and what the day is really supposed to be about.…