Category Archives: Stress Relief

Show Your Thanks and Bump the Holiday Blues

Show Your Thanks and Bump the Holiday Blues   Last month we talked about gratitude and thankfulness. Because we are in the middle of the holiday season, I would like to share a YouTube video by Fearless Soul on the benefits of gratitude.   Say “Thank You” – A Motivational Video on the Importance of […]

Slow Down to Bump the Holiday Blues

I painted my nails for the first time in a very long time. They look beautiful. I deliberately forced myself to sit down and paint them. I also had to keep my hands free so that I would not mess my nails up. As a result, I spent a quiet hour or so doing nothing […]

Bump the Holiday Blues with Laughter

Laugh Long and Often! When is the last time you had a good belly laugh? Laugh often to “”Bump the Holiday Blues.” The article, Stress relief from laughter? It’s no joke, talks about the short and long term benefits of laughter. Belly laughs cause us to fill our lungs with “oxygen rich air.” It also […]

Restful Sleep Bumps the Holiday Blues

How are you sleeping? Do you fall asleep within moments of going to bed? Do you sleep through the night? If you wake up during the night, do you fall asleep in a few minutes? Restful sleep can be an elusive pleasure, yet it is vital to B*ing the Holiday Blues. I am sure you […]

Gratitude Fake It Until You Make It

Why Express Gratitude? The act of expressing and feeling gratitude affects us in many ways. Here are a few of the positive effects. • Has a positive effect on physical health • Has a positive effect on mental health • Improves emotional resilience and reduces adverse reactions to stressful events • Enriches one’s self esteem […]