I don’t want to harp about how important it is to control your stress, since I’m sure you know all about the physical as well as emotional health risks. Instead, I want to give you a resource that you can go to when you need to de-stress. It’s as simple as having your very own personal self-help tool kit.
Here are several strategies you can put into your tool kit. Try them all and then make a note of which ones are most effective. Probably they all will work at one time or another. This is how your Self-Help Tool Kit is created.… CONTINUE READING
Do you come home after work and zone out in front of the TV? Or do you spend hours surfing the web and checking your email? Can you do several hours at the gym or chat on the phone incessantly? If you can relate to this you may have a Soft Addiction, the phrase coined by author Judith Wright*, Ed. D. who has studied these types of behaviors for many years.
A soft addiction is a harmless habit that can take over your life. It is an activity you overdo or one that consumes you. Has anybody commented on the amount of time you spend in this activity?… CONTINUE READING