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Don't Get Caught in the Undertow

We all have unseen wounds of one sort or another. These wounds can limit our freedoms: the freedom to think clearly, the freedom to reason and discern effectively, the freedom to feel peace, and the freedom to choose how we respond to any given circumstance. The danger of these restraints on our...

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Trauma is at the Root of Stress

Yes, you read that correctly. Trauma is at the root of stress - big trauma or small trauma, trauma we can remember and trauma that we can’t. We all have an internal store of it, and it contributes to how we respond to stress.

You may be wondering, “But, I haven’t had any big...

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The Costs of Stress

Stress gets to everyone to some degree, affecting both quality of life and work performance. While much of the stress people experience is work-related, a lot of it comes from their personal lives as well, including their health, relationships and finances. So, how much are you paying for the...

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Can you really become immune to stress?

The short answer is yes. You can build your stress immunity to where you are capable of handling stress and life well. It’s not that you’ll never experience stress again, but that it will have less power over you. Even the healthiest person gets sick once in a while, but it’s...

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Post Pandemic: What We Need Right Now

It’s no secret: since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, life has been extra tough. Traumatizing, even. Mentally, emotionally, physically, socially, and spiritually traumatizing. People are resilient, but virtually no one has passed through the pandemic unscathed. Here are...

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How do we maintain strong stress immunity?

Just like building up and working to maintain a strong immune system in order to resist illness, we need to consciously build and maintain our stress immunity. Because life offers us continual opportunities to experience stress, we need to adopt healthy mental and emotional habits to respond in a...

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