The Less-Stressed Life
The Less-Stressed Life Archives

  So, do you know what makes up a good marriage?  Do you have one? Can you spot trouble instantly in someone else’s marriage?  How about your own? Research shows that the way you recount your early years of being […]

My 5-year-old announced boldly this evening: “I know alot about life.” Me: “You do?” 5-year-old: “Yes I do” Me:  “What do you know about life?” 5-year-old: “I know that when ever you are doing something bad, you should stop…And you […]

The latest research has identified several different kinds of thoughts that typically lead to stress.  I call these “Hot Thoughts,” meaning they will usually lead to a significant experience of stress.  I’ve included a summary of some of these thoughts so […]

One of the things I have learned working with people in the clinical office is that connection with a supportive community of people is a key component to growth.  The following article captures the power of relationships pretty well.  Check it out… […]

This is a picture of Sugar, a retriever that belongs to a close friend of mine.  I first met Sugar a couple of years ago and found that he was a “very active dog”.  Well, that’s what I told my […]

Check out this interview with Dr. Don Colbert, New York Times bestselling health and wellness author.  It explains the dangers of chronic stress and what you can do to curb the effects of stress in your brain and in your […]

I often ask the people I work with in my clinical office the following question: “What stresses you out?”. Their responses tend to sound like this: “My work stresses me out!” “My boss is the most stressful person you will […]