It is true that we need to be challenged, but we also need to be supported. Finding the balance is what my life mission is about. Viveka is sanskrit for pain and discernment. We need to use this when it comes to the way we perceive stress in our daily lives. Many people are unaware there are two categories of stress: eustress and distress. Eustress is the good stress that motivates you to continue working. Stress can be a motivater and provide incentive to get the job done...Read More
What is Stress?
Stress is defined as a mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from demanding circumstances. Our mind, body, and soul are interconnected and because of this there is a direct correlation between how we are reacting to everyday stressors and the effect these stressors have on our body. Dr. Hans Seyle, an endocrinologist and also known as the “Father” in the field of stress research is quoted, “It is not stress that kills us, but our reaction to it.” We can begin to manage our reaction to stress in many different ways. Remembering to take a moment to be still and breathe, daily meditation practice, yoga, and being in nature are some simple ways to get started dealing with stress levels. Everyone is different in how they react to stress and therefore are different in the way they manage it...Read More