As established yesterday, I want to make more of an effort, going forward, to write about the “tools” I’ve gathered in the last year or so that have helped (and continue to help) me in managing anxiety. But before I jump in, a short disclaimer: I am in NO WAY anything remotely resembling a medical […]Read More Anxiety and Mountain Pose
I’m reading WAY too much political news lately on Twitter. It’s like an accident you drive by: you don’t really want to look…it doesn’t make you feel good to look…but yet, you just can’t help it. But it’s actually worse than that. The state of affairs is such that I have the feeling that I […]Read More Mitigating “Trump Fatigue Syndrome”
This week’s WordPress photo challenge: “[S]hare a photo that makes you feel as relaxed as a cat taking a peaceful nap on a pillowed bench.” * I suppose actually DOING yoga MIGHT be more relaxing & stress-relieving than losing my mat to my dog! But she loves sleeping there so much and is so constantly […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: RELAX
Since I can’t go to a spa or a nature retreat or someplace else equally relaxing and removed from the world right now (deserted tropical island would be nice!), I’m thinking I might need to get into a pool soon. This image – of my son floating in gently moving water, ears submerged (so surrounded […]Read More In Praise of Sensory Deprivation
I’ve been feeling a little anxious lately (a lot anxious, actually)…and a little blue. I should note that yesterday’s yoga, in addition to being helpful in and of itself, also culminated in my taking pictures (like the one I showcased yesterday) – and that when you’re engrossed in taking pictures like that one, it’s rather hard […]Read More Feeling Blue?