Conscious Calm hits #1 in Stress Management on Amazon

Conscious Calm Best Seller on Amazon

In honor of National Stress Awareness month, Conscious Calm: Keys to Freedom from Stress and Worry was on Kindle Countdown promotion during the first week of April. Within the first day, Conscious Calm hit #1 across all of Amazon books in Stress Management. Great gratitude to those who helped make that possible by spreading the…

Stress and Emotions in Your Body

Atlas of Emotions

High stress brings about a number of problematic changes in the body. The increase in stress hormones and the well-known “fight or flight response”can create corrosive and inflammatory effects in the body over time. These effects have been associated with negative health effects. Learning to notice when the body is under stress is part of lasting,…

Dr. Candace Pert: A personal tribute

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“Most psychologists treat the mind as disembodied, a phenomenon with little or no connection to the physical body. Conversely, physicians treat the body with no regard for the mind or the emotions. But the body and mind are not separate, and we cannot treat one without the other.”   ~ Candace Pert Dr. Candace Pert…

Conscious Calm on free Kindle promo today!

Conscious Calm: Keys to Freedom from Stress and Worry

Conscious Calm: Keys to Freedom from Stress and Worry is on free Kindle promotion today! The last time we ran the promo, over 28,000 people downloaded the book across the globe. You can find your copy at the Kindle store – no need to own a Kindle, you can read the book on a computer,…

Dealing with stress: A time management cushion

Dealing with time management

Does time feel more compressed to you? It does to me. My internal calendar is about four months behind what the actual calendar declares the date to be. For many of us, time management can become one more way to feel stressed out. Dealing with stress day to day, it’s hard to imagine a way…

Stress, Money and Emotions

Emotions via emoticons

I rarely disagree with Seth Godin. I read his blog posts several times a week, catching up on the posts I missed earlier. And I am generally impressed and intrigued. Quite often he makes me think. To make someone think in brief, pithy posts, as Seth’s tend to be, is not an easy feat. Today…

Conscious Calm Promo Results: #1 in Self Help Free

Conscious Calm: Keys to Freedom from Stress and Worry at #1 in Self Help Free

Conscious Calm recently finished a free promotional run in the Kindle Direct Publishing program, and what a fun and wild ride it was! As a newbie to the KDP program, it was my first time using free promotional days to get the word out and offer the book for free globally. I had set what…

Kindle free promotion of Conscious Calm!

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Conscious Calm is on Kindle Free Promotion from Saturday, 4/20/13 to Monday 4/22/13 Get your free copy here, and let others know! Amazon U.S. or  Amazon U.K. The Conscious Calm Kindle edition is also free on Amazon sites world-wide during the promotion days. Close to mid-way through the Free Promo days for Conscious Calm, there…

EFT, Stress Relief, and Tapping for Success

EFT Tapping Points

EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques, a.k.a. “Tapping”) is one of the many energy psychology  methods that can be used to shift emotional and cognitive states and often clear emotional intensity. In some clinical circles, especially in working with trauma, EFT is accurately being described as “acupressure-assisted exposure therapy.” Increasingly, EFT is being used in many areas…

Stress, placebo, and the power of the mind

Stress, beliefs, placebo effect

While some stress is needed for us to function at all, when we are feeling overwhelmed or exhausted from too much stress, chronic or toxic stress has built up, or even taken over. Understanding high, toxic stress calls for a change in where we focus our attention to deal with stress. Instead of focusing on…