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Identifying Stress and Its Triggers

Define stress… to many people, this may look like:

By definition, stress is “a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances.” A natural reaction is any of the above. 338 more words

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Welcome to Your Yoga Journey

Welcome to Guru Vinyasa, a Yoga and Meditation initiative designed to help you, our readers, identify, manage and reduce stress.

Did you know that when left unaddressed, stress is the leading factor in mental health issues? 84 more words

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Step One: Getcha Mind Right

I skipped Friday’s post, and I’ve felt guilty about it all weekend. A lot has been going on and I couldn’t bring myself to silence my anxiety long enough to sit still and write down what was going on in my head. 496 more words


Jumping into Recovery

Let me tell you about how I ended up in ACA (Adult Children of Alcoholics and other dysfunctional families). It’s a little embarrassing. And, like all good recovery stories, mine starts with a bottom. 1,030 more words


March 27

Here’s a picture from last week since I’ve been so MIA! Step studying is all consuming, but I’m hanging in there :) 46 days until my test date and I’m feeling pretty good – not good enough to take the test tomorrow, but that I will be able to handle it when the time comes!

Twenty Eighteen

Step One: I am powerless

“We admitted we were powerless over alcohol – that our lives had become unmanageable.”

“You know they are going to be drinking there, are you sure you’re not going to want a glass of wine?” 335 more words

Post And Step The Firsts

As this will be the initial entry in this little experiment, and as the subjects at hand are substance abuse and recovery, and as the form of recovery with which I am most familiar is AA, let us begin with the first of the Twelve Steps. 765 more words