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5 Things – that you do to reduce stress and anxiety

The 5 Things tag keeps surfacing on WordPress. I am not sure who first thought of it but I have always found it fun to do. I thought “Why not make it a weekly feature?” If you participate in a post of your own please tag it #5things. Here is my contribution to this week’s 5 Things : 5 steps you can take to reduce … Continue reading 5 Things – that you do to reduce stress and anxiety

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RIDDIKKY – Another set of fun questions….

Just 5 questions ….. What do you define as ‘true passion’ and have you found it yet? “True passion” according to my interpretation, is something that you like doing so much that you want to do it for the rest of your life to the exclusion of all else. Writing has always been my favourite thing to do ever since childhood and I think it … Continue reading RIDDIKKY – Another set of fun questions….

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5 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Stay Clutter-free in the Holidays

Holiday clutter is a fact of life. The holidays are a time when people gather. Friends and family visit. Some even stay over. The problem is that when people gather, stuff gathers too. This can result in a lot of clutter and clutter tends to breed stress.  1. Deal with mail and packages as soon as they arrive This is easier said than done. Sometimes … Continue reading 5 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Stay Clutter-free in the Holidays

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Does this picture inspire you to write something? Credit; Google Stress and Anxiety Stress gnaws at you. Anxiety can eat away your peace of mind. Stress and anxiety can wreak havoc with your physical and mental health. However, they are a part of modern living. Here are a few steps you can take to reduce the stress in your life: 1. Regret nothing. 2. Be … Continue reading What do you see #4

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“Malady of Choice” FPQ#27

“If you could choose one — and only one — particular malady, condition, or disease for which a safe and effective treatment was available, what one condition would you choose to treat and why is that your choice?” Stress is a modern malady from which innumerable diseases sprout. Diseases of the heart, digestive system, bones, joints, muscles, nervous system, eyes and ears : you name … Continue reading “Malady of Choice” FPQ#27

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How do you deal with stress? FPQ#23

“How do you manage or deal with stress? Is there a specific strategy or approach that you’ve found to be particularly effective?” Stress is very much a part of human life. Although some see it as a fairly modern affliction, it has been around for time immemorial. I am sure the prehistoric hunter/gatherers as well as the warriors through history must have faced stress and … Continue reading How do you deal with stress? FPQ#23

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Food Facts A to Z : B is for Bananas

One medium banana contains about 105 calories They provide carbohydrates and are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium, minerals and fibre. Bananas are fat free and are a perfect take along snack.   Bananas: reduce depression regulate the bowel system reduce blood pressure and risk of heart disease help our bones grow stronger help individuals to quit smoking help prevent … Continue reading Food Facts A to Z : B is for Bananas

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Our Detrimental Lifestyle: what we can do about it.

We are living a detrimental lifestyle in this millennium. It is detrimental to our physical and mental health. The fast and frenetic pace of our life keeps us in a constant race against the clock. It is a continuous struggle to do more and achieve more. We skip meals and overdo stimulants like coffee and energy drinks. When we do stop to eat, it is … Continue reading Our Detrimental Lifestyle: what we can do about it.