Tag Archive: stress

Soundlessnes for Stress Reduction and Efficient Thinking

Noise Creates Stress A recent NY Times article, titled “I’m Thinking. Please. Be Quiet.”, quotes the opinion of Arthur Schopenhauer in 1850 Frankfurt, Germany. “Noise is the supreme archenemy of any serious thinker.” . . .  “A great mind can have great thoughts only if all its …

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Opting Out and/or Opting In?

Opting out? Staying home with the kids? Choosing to get back in the work chaos? Are you a women who at mid-career, in your thirties or early forties decided to opt-out and stay home with the kids? Or did you stay home all along and now are wondering if you should/could/ go back to work …

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Women and Stress — ARGH!

Do you think you experience more stress than the average women? Or are you more stressed than the average man? Do you cope with stress well or become emotional and can’t think straight?  The Stressed Sex, a new book by Daniel and Jason Freeman is interesting, focusing on mental health differences between the genders. Here …

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Improve Your Resistance to Stress

Do you want to improve your ability to cope with stress? Of course you do! The better you manage the effects of internal and external stressors on your body, brain, and mind, the healthier, calmer, more productive, and brighter in the moment you’ll be. Constant high levels of stress can damage brains, …

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Negative Self-talk Creates Stress and Decreases Brain Fitness

What’s the effect of stress on brain fitness? Neither brains or bodies function well when under too much stress. A sharpbrains.com post notes, “Liv­ing with high lev­els of sus­tained stress can have a pro­found neg­a­tive impact on your psy­cho­log­i­cal and brain health. While often there is lit­tle we can do to change …

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How Much Stress Do You Create with Negative Self-Talk?

This is an older post, recharged as a good follow-up to Monday’s (November 26th) post about the “NO” word and NEGATIVE thinking — and what they create in your brain. Not good!   OK. Now that you notice the negative self-talk, look at the effect that inner critic creates in terms of …

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