Category Archives: Releasing Anxiety

The Journey ~~~~~by Mary Oliver

One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice– though the whole house began to tremble and you felt the old tug at your ankles. “Mend my … Continue reading

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Pre-Spring: The Useful Purpose of Anxiety

Anxiety, the Useful Red Flag As winter continues (which is ok for us ski buffs but not for anyone else) the world, weather, and economy are all in upheaval. So I thought that understanding anxiety would be a helpful pre-Spring … Continue reading

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Be Your Own Good Parent

Mother’s Day and Father’s Day give us a chance to thank parents who cared for us, offered helpful advice, kept us safe, and guided us to be the best we can be. For some people, however, these holidays are painful.  … Continue reading

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Crisis have you tense? Learn to surf!

Jack’s boss criticized him in front of his entire team. By the time he got home, he was not only fuming, he was tight and agitated, planning how he’d show her that he was on top of his game, and … Continue reading

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Free Your Breath, Free Your Life

When we breathe without paying attention, we stay alive. Good thing. But when we learn more about the breath and begin to practice different patterns consciously, amazing things happen. We can release tension and heal long-standing pain or weakness. We … Continue reading

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You Can Only Get There From Here!

Crusty New Englanders might want to pull an April Fool on you on a muddy road somewhere and tell you that you can’t get theah from heah. But if your work depends on the accuracy of your perceptions, or you … Continue reading

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Savoring

Many of us react to successes and pleasures by worrying. “Pride goeth before the fall!” we’ll mutter. Or we’ll look for the other shoe to drop, or worry that others will resent our good fortune.  We may decide that we … Continue reading

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