Thoughts about Stress

I have been struggling with stress a lot lately. The truth of this picture is both unsettling and motivating. It is important for more than just our bodies to work on stress.

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So, then the question becomes, “how do we do this?” Or “what can I do to lower my stress levels?” The answer is “There are many ways.”

One way to do this is to meditate. Take time to breathe. Color a picture. Build something with stones, like this:

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Or say a prayer or chant like this one:

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Take a few moments to talk to a friend. Hold and pet an animal. Go outside and enjoy the beautiful weather. Drink a cup of tea. Sing a song.

There are many ways to relax and reduce stress. The most important thing to do is to learn that you are important enough to take the time for yourself and remember:

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~Namaste
Cricket