Meditation Tools

Incense for Meditation

To help the mind turn inward and be less involved in the
chitter-chatter of the world and one’s thoughts, incense can
be burned. There are now less smoke forms of incense from
Japan that yield mineral smoke. The popular Tibetan incense
that is 13 inches burns appro…

Long Term Symptoms of Stress

What are some of the long-term physical, emotional and mental symptoms of stress?

Many people are not aware when they are under stress. Some are frequently under so much stress that they assume the feeling is normal. This is the case with people who are not aware of their emotional responses.

Using Biofeedback to Reduce Stress

Overview of biofeedback and how it can be used to combat stress

Most people complain about stress. However, stress is actually a necessary part of our lives. It helps “gear us up” for certain things we must do and puts a little excitement in our lives. But of course too much of it too can be o…

How Does Your Body React to Stress

How does our body react physiologically when we’re under stress?

Stress can be any unspecific demand to adapt to a critical situation within a very short time. This has been described as “fight-or-fight” reaction. Our body reacts in a way that has been developed in primeval times- very well su…

Good and Bad Types of Stress

Stress can be both good and bad. What are examples of some “bad” type of stress? What are examples of “good” types of stress?

Yes… most things in life, no matter how negative they seem, also have good aspects to them. For example, many of the bacteria that plague us within our bodies also h…

Using Guided Meditation to Reduce Stress

Guided Meditation Can Help in Reducing Stress

Meditation evolved as a way for the ancient spiritual seers, called Rishis in India. It is a way of gaining direct knowledge of the nature of the ultimate reality, and its history dates back even further than that of Yoga, but its origins can be safe…

Causes of Stress in Women

What are some of the biggest and/or most common stressors for women?

The condition known as stress can be friend or foe. When it fuels the sparks of personal achievement it can work to your benefit. In such a situation, it helps by making sure you are more perceptive and productive. This acts as…

What are Some Stress Related Illnesses

What are some of the psychological illnesses that can result from stress

If you have a high level of stress and anxiety, then you are likely to suffer from panic attacks.

What are panics attacks? Well, you can liken it to a trip wire; the more stressed you are, the more anxiety you experienc…

Ways to Reduce Stress

There are many ways to reduce stress

Stress is as old as mankind itself, because ever since the first Homo sapiens started working and thinking about how to better their lots, stress came in as a by product.

The pressure and worries about various issues sometimes brings about guilt and disapp…

How to Reduce Workplace Stress

Ways to reduce stress in the workplace.

The work place is the place where you spend most of your time everyday. This place also holds a plethora of anxiety. Many are from unpredictable sources such as sudden joblessness, relocations, losing co-workers to retrenchment exercises or having multiple …