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Can Stress Be Your Friend?

Today is a public holiday. I planned to spend it doing various activities, but I seem to have caught a slight cold (out of the blue) and need to stay home and recover. 122 more words


Tapping Circle at Agape 4/17/2014

I have been reading Mind over Medicine by Lissa Rankin, MD on the importance of being able to turn off the stress response with relaxation so the body can heal and do repair work. 129 more words

Making History at the Center of the Cyclone

I looked down at my hand, grasping the wooden gavel, knuckles white. The white knuckles presented evidence of my stress. I was “making history.” I was the… 593 more words

Lee Welles

Literally Headless

I read a great story by Doug Shaw yesterday (http://stopdoingdumbthingstocustomers.com/communication/what-did-you-do-before/) which really resonated with me.

The last few weeks have been really busy. Preparing to handover my old job, getting ready for new life, attending a couple of fantastic coaching courses, organising the kids’ birthday parties, the usual household stuff, oh, and the draw of the phone, as Doug so poignantly wrote about, constantly there with the many channels and so much great content to read! 726 more words


Nongenomic Glucocorticoid Actions

The recent rise in the interest in investigating the nongenomic mechanisms of glucocorticoids (GCs) on neural function has generated evidence for two possible mechanisms that mediate their effects: modified forms of the classical intracellular mineralocorticoid and glucocorticoid receptors (MRs and GRs) that are membrane-associated, or novel receptors that are yet to be identified (Evanson et al., 2010). 1,177 more words