Tag Archive for stress

Living Up To Expectations

This new street is being developed not too far from where I live, and got me to thinking about the expectations we place on ourselves, our relationships, and people in our lives. If you lived on a street called “Romance Lane” could you live up to the name? The only point I’m going to make is that, it is pretty… Read more →

My Father In-Law Died Today

What do you say in the short term when someone close to you, and those you love dearly, passes away? I’m sure it’s different for everyone, but here is my perspective! At the time I started writing this, my father in-law died a mere three hours ago, it wasn’t unexpected and the pain is so fresh it is surreal. One… Read more →

Your Bucket List

Ya, Ya… I know!!! The movie has been out for over three years, but have you used that as a fire under you  to put together the list of things you want, activities you most desire to do,  or are committed to trying to achieve before you die. I’ve posted mine online here, but this isn’t about me…its about you!… Read more →

In Over Your Head

I think we have all felt at times we are in over our head. Whether that’s with work, family, or an extreme combination of the two.  The analogy is easy to understand and relate to; an inexperienced swimmer falls into water thats too deep. You feel like you can’t get up for air! The common theme is that it is… Read more →

Is Food Stressing You Out?

Is Food Stressing You Out? If you had to rate your level of stress by describing yourself as food what would you be? Are you a healthy well prepared five course meal or are you the proverbial Big Mac, Fries & Super Sized Milkshake? Awhile back I wrote a post about the 5 most stressful events in life; death, job… Read more →

The Art of Dying

Crazy title I know… Unfortunately, someone very close to me is dying. My thoughts are constantly with that person, who I’m sure prefers to remain names less. FACT: One day both you and I will die. CHOICE: How will we deal with our own demise? If there indeed is an Art to Dying, and I believe there is, then I… Read more →

When You Fall Down Get Back Up

Words can’t describe what an incredible spirit Nick Vujicic has, and I am priviledged to live on the same planet he does.  Take a few minutes to watch Nick’s inspirational story. When you fall down in any way in your life… get back up! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8ZuKF3dxCY[/youtube] Read more →

5 Most Stressful Life Events

Stress permeates all of our lives and has an affect on everything we do; from our daily jobs and personal relationships to our ability to concentrate. A long time ago I came across a list of the Top 5 Most Stressful Life Events and committed them to memory. Here they are in no particular order: Death Job Change Marriage Divorce… Read more →