Beyond Blue
March 2009 Archives

In November I shared with you 10 of my stress busters. But lately I’ve needed 20. So here are 10 more. 1. Avoid stimulants and sugar. Here’s the catch-22: the more stressed you get, the more you crave coffee and […]

I was too stressed out to take Tara Stile’s stress test over at the Huffington Post. Here are her ten questions, but I advise you to check out her entire post. 1. Do you ever feel like you’re running out […]

Russell Bishop over at the Huffington Post has an interesting take on multitasking. I like his distinction between multiple goals versus multitasking. He writes: When you take on a goal, figure out what you have to deliver in order to […]

I apologize if this post reads like your grandmother’s obituary, but I want to drive home a very important point: STRESS KILLS YOU. I’ve always known that chronic and severe stress can damage your body and mind, blocking the fluid […]

On Mindful Monday, my readers and I practice the art of pausing, TRYING to be still, or considering, ever so briefly, the big picture. We’re hoping this soul time will provide enough peace of mind to get us through the […]

I really liked this passage from Father Bede Jarrett, a Dominican priest from England, because it takes the pressure off of me to figure out my life and calling and therefore loosens the harness of my self-expectations. On the other […]

You all know of my editor, Holly, because I talk about her all the time and because I interviewed her way back. Now she and Valerie Reiss, Beliefnet’s holistic health editor have combined talents and skills in their blog “Fresh […]

One of my favorite Fresh Living blogs is Valerie’s “Cancer-free-aversary & a Chemo Cocktail Recipe” because she approaches this topic with such humility. I have a good friend who was also was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and I know how […]

You absolutely have to watch this video of Holly chanting. She sent it to me right after she made it with a question mark, just like I did to her after I taped “The 12 Bipolar Days of Christmas.” Actually, […]

Check out Holly and Valerie’s “11 Ways to Live Fresh.” After I read it, I started writing out all the names of my friends and finding verbs for each letter. They weren’t as poetic as this Fresh Living post.