Category Archives: stress

Weekend Challenge: Unplug for a Day

This weekend, I challenge you to unplug for 24 hours. Don’t check your phone, your email, don’t turn on the TV, and don’t surf the web. Instead, get outside to play, think, read a physical book that has been sitting … Continue reading

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Battling Stress and Sharpening Focus: Unplugging

Part of the primal lifestyle is managing stress in order to live a healthier, more fulfilling life. Here is one way I’ve been combating stress recently. I hope it helps! -Chuck — The last week of June and the first … Continue reading

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Simple living

I recently eliminated a large stressor from my life. Faced with an urgent and unexpected move, I used the opportunity to evaluate some other things in life that caused me stress, and ended up eliminating those also. Although moving can … Continue reading

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I set fire to the rain

Today is the day.  Not tomorrow.  Not the next day.  Not next week.  Today is the beginning my healthy new life.  For so long, I have been so fearful of living, ever since I thought I was going to do … Continue reading

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Stressed? It’s probably making you fat

I quit my job. My last day was Wednesday. And it feels great to be (temporarily) jobless. (No worries mom. I start my new job on Monday!) My old job made me angry, frustrated and sad. All the time. I … Continue reading

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