Stress Relief: Why Am I Stressed & What are Stress Related Symptoms

Why you should know something about stress While moderate amount of stress is essential for normal growth and maturation, excessive stress combined with poor coping and managing invariably leads to loss of tranquility of mind; emotional disorders such as anxiety and depression; and physical disorders such as obesity, high blood pressure, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, irritable bowel syndrome, and many other disorders. Stressed-out people often resort to drinking alcohol, taking street drugs smoking cigarette and overeating, gambling and promiscuous sex in a futile attempt to cope with their stress, not to…

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Do Good, but Expect Nothing

by P Vaidyanathan There is a famous old Hindi saying which roughly translated says “Do good, and then throw it into the river”. What it essentially means is that you need to do what you need to do, you need to do good, be kind, be honest, be compassionate and forgiving, but having done that, stop right there, and throw your expectations into the river. End of story. Human beings have been given a belief, by their parents, by their teachers, and by society in general, that if you do good,…

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Stop WORRYING !

by Brahma Kumaris 1. Worrying is creating a complete script of the outcome of a situation before it has happened and then using the story to scare ourselves. 2. By worrying we are reducing our inner strength which we require to face the challenge. 3. Every time you find yourself worrying, stop and tell yourself – “This story might NEVER happen”. When the cycle of negative thoughts slows down, gradually change the quality. 4. Be aware of these patterns of thinking which drain our energy – CRITICISING, WORRYING, CONTROLLING and…

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