Every time you get behind the wheel of a car, you’re in control of a 2 ton weapon. Yipes! What a strange, but very accurate, way to think about it. But knowing that might make you more aware of how serious the privilege of driving really is. You may need to slow down your anxious… Continue reading Slow Down Anxious Driving
Here's a simple trick to reduce stress ... write slower. This post is going to be short, to the point (like the point of a pencil … baaaaahahahaha), and well … simple. You simply write slower. Wait ….. whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat? How the heck can that have anything to do with anything? Trust me. It does. Writing… Continue reading Slowing Down Your Writing
We’ve all been trained by our current way of life to speed up everything. We skip commercials. We don’t read entire articles. We have everything delivered right to us. We’ve made slowing down feel uncomfortable, which makes it even harder to break the “in a hurry” habit. But doing it can seriously simplify our lives.… Continue reading Slowing Down Conversations
Technological advancements now put massive amounts of information right at our fingertips. There isn’t a fact or a figure that we can’t get the answer to in minutes (or seconds). We no longer have the need for research in books and journals (or conversations) and in some ways we’ve lost patience for it. We want… Continue reading Have We Created a More Anxious World?
I have a sign taped to the inside of my front door … I see it when I leave the house every morning and it’s a wonderful reminder that the choices I make today are going to change things for the future me …. good or bad. I try to remember how awful regret and… Continue reading Simple Ways to Prevent Mental Exhaustion