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Mindfulness and the Stress Response

I can’t speak for everyone who practices mindfulness and meditation but for me I have found the “holy grail” of reasons to practice mindfulness every day. 624 more words

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The Frazzles

Yesterday, I freaked out and began raising my voice at everyone around me.  I would like to blame hunger, but I can’t – here’s why.  609 more words

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No Gaps

I have this saying with my children during times of stress – No Gaps! 316 more words

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Coping with stress and poverty: some insights into Martha Wadworth’s work

During the first PoRESP summer school, which was organized from July 6th to July 9th 2015 in Brussels, we had the chance to have Martha Wadsworth as one of our keynote speakers. 636 more words

That which does not kill us .......

In the late 1800’s, the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche said “That which does not kill us, makes us stronger.” It is a phrase often used to explain the resilience of people who have endured hardships. 573 more words


Excitement + Fear = ?

Oh, the human limbic system. Great little survival tool out in the wild, against tigers and bears. But in the world of writing? This is what happens: the three big F words. 168 more words

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