Tag Archives: stress management

Too Anxious, Too Exhausted, and Too Stressed for Friendships

by on March 21, 2013

You are in a meeting that took weeks to arrange when your phone starts vibrating every 30 seconds.  You immediately run through the whereabouts of your family: kids are at school, husband is at work, and mom is playing golf so what could be so important.  Then panic begins as you imagine your child having… (more…)

The Most Stressful Songs of Christmas

by on November 29, 2012

Do you remember the old nursery lyric “Rock-a-bye Baby” that tells a story about a baby in a cradle in a tree that falls crashing down to the ground when the wind blows?  It’s not the most calming of lyrics nor is it a concept that is “baby appropriate”.  Yet the tune is sweet so… (more…)

It’s the Most Lonely Time of the Year

by on November 14, 2012

As if feeling lonely isn’t bad enough by itself, add the Holidays to the mix and your loneliness becomes magnified.  Excitement is in the air during this time with extra stuff crowded the isles at most stores in all kinds of bright and cheerful colors screaming “buy me”.  The aroma of scented candles and flavored… (more…)

Why Rest?

by on August 25, 2012

For a musician, the symbol for rest on a sheet of music signals them to completely stop playing for an interval of time.  It is a period of silence that is sometimes used as a dramatic pause to draw attention to the next few stanzas, sometimes it is used as relief for the intensity of… (more…)

What Not to Say to Your Unemployed Spouse

by on August 25, 2012

Having your spouse out of work for any extended period of time can be stressful especially in an economy where the unemployment rate is the highest it has been in over 20 years.  Many unemployed workers are looking for any job whether it is in their profession or not just to cover the bills.  In… (more…)

To Sleep or Not…

by on August 24, 2012

To sleep, or not to sleep—that is the question: Whether it is better for the mind to ponder The outrageous thoughts and dreams Or to tackle the sea of problems And by challenging end them.  To wake, to sleep— Which one— Yes, which one.  It is some ridiculous hour when by all logic you should… (more…)

The Stress of Moving: Setting Reasonable Expectations

by on August 24, 2012

Admittedly, the title of this article may cause you to respond with a “no duh” comment.  Having to pack up all of your belongings, sort and organize them, label boxes, hope that nothing breaks, and then unpack everything while trying to find a new home for your stuff is stressful enough.  Add to that whatever… (more…)

Conquering a move and the excess baggage of life

by on August 24, 2012

There is nothing quite like moving to remind you just how much stuff you have in the hidden corners of your home.  Things seem to procreate over time and that one small pile of papers to review on your desk now has another pile on the dining room table and yet another in the kitchen. … (more…)

What a Pain in the Back!

by on August 23, 2012

It was sometime during my 7th month of pregnancy with our third child that my husband found out he would be gone six weeks prior to our child’s expected birth and for six weeks following our child’s birth for a job.  Having the foresight of two prior pregnancies and knowing that my mother could not stay for… (more…)

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