Category Archives: stress

Angry Stranger’s Gift

She was sure lazy employees hadn’t stocked the shelves. She insisted on seeing the manager, who wasn’t there. She. Wouldn’t. Leave. Continue reading

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Don’t Sit Up Straight: Why Natural Posture May Be Better

Natural posture can enhance learning, well-being, and much more. Here’s how. Continue reading

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A New Curse Word

Bet you’ve used this curse word today. Continue reading

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Vagus Overusers Anonymous

Sigh, go ahead. You may just be helping yourself to relaxation, compassion, and more. Continue reading

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Escaping Into Novels

Novels are my escape method. Here’s where I’ve been hiding. Continue reading

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Free Fix For What Troubles Us

What our ancestors did every day, we do differently or not at all. Here’s what we’re missing. Continue reading

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The Antidote Is Awe

Handy stress relief method. Continue reading

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