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5 Tips for Irritability

October 2, 2012

1. Do some kind of mindfulness practice. Try this or any of these. Learn enough about the philosophy of mindfulness meditation that you know what you’re doing. Since most people won’t want to do formal...

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Common advice is to minimize stress, but here are five types of stress that can help create a meaningful life. Read More STRESS 5 Types of Good Stress By Alice Boyes, Ph.D. Click to read...

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1. Do something “perspective expanding” either in terms of time or space. Examples: Time: look into the eyes of someone alive in the 1400s by visiting an art gallery. Space: A walk/coffee somewhere with an...

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Effortless stress relief techniques for busy people. 1. Accept offers of help. For example, if you’re catering a big event, ask your children to help you. Recruit help if necessary. 2. Treat yourself like you’d...

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1 minute mindfulness exercises to give your brain & body a break from overthinking and stress. 1. Pick 1 daily activity that you plan to do mindfully (with your full attention). For example, kiss your...

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This is 5 min mindfulness exercise for reducing stress that’s a favorite amongst my therapy clients. It’s especially good for people who pay too much attention to their internal sensations (for example, people with panic...

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