A Quick Path to Calming a Stressed Mind

Blue Open Sky

How do you relax yourself when your mind is revved up? Here’s a shortcut: Don’t think so much. Really. Short-circuit the pattern of thinking too much, too fast, for too long. There are ways to do this by examining the emotions often driving racing thoughts. There are ways to ground yourself in your breath … [Read more...]

Does Willingness Relate to Stress Relief?

Leonardo da Vinci

I’m a psychologist, but I didn’t major in psychology in college. My university had a psych department, but I called what they wanted us to study “Rats and Stats.” So I took the few courses that had to do with human beings, and avoided the rest. At least until grad school. I was interested in human potential, not the … [Read more...]

Conscious Calm hits #1 in Stress Management

Conscious Calm Number 1 on Kindle in Stress Management

Conscious Calm #1 in Stress Management Conscious Calm has hit #1 in Stress Management during the current Kindle Countdown promotion across both Kindle and Books categories. It also logged as a best-seller at #1 in the category of Applied Psychology in Kindle. The complimentary downloadable Try This Action Steps … [Read more...]

How Internal Doing Creates More Stress

Stress and Time

When you’re busy (and who isn’t busy?) it’s easy to get stressed out. And it’s a natural thing to look at all of the tasks out there that are keeping you so busy as a way to get a better handle on stress. The common mistake many people make, though, is not realizing that there’s another kind of “Doing” going on. … [Read more...]