Jeanne Tripplehorn 06.10.1963

Coming Soon: Stress Reduction Techniques

Okay,  okay, stress is BAD! Bad for the body and bad for the brain – I get it!  But I’m busy! Don’t lecture me about doing yoga or meditating – it just increases my stress. And what is this new kind of meditation everyone is talking about – Mindfulness? I’m suppose to relieve my stress by focusing on the moment? Unless the moment includes a momentous margarita it’s not gonna happen. Hmm, Margarita Mindfulness – now that sounds promising.

 

Last night I ranted to Lina (my blog partner and psychotherapist) about this new form of Mindfulness Meditation and her response was simple: maybe it’s not for me. Each person has to find their own stress-reduction method.  What works for one person can drive another one batty.

 

But stress reduction IS important and it’s important to find one that works for you, or at least give some news methods a shot. We’ll be starting a series of posts on a variety of stress reduction techniques and we encourage you to find one you like. We’ll talk about exercise, yoga, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, old fashion meditation, and of course, the new hot topic, Mindfulness.  We’ll also talk about ways to motivate yourself to reduce your stress and preserve your menopause mind.

 

Meanwhile, if you have any stress-reduction tips (that don’t include food, tequila or anything illegal) let us know.

 

 

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