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Nunchi

Nunchi

The first time I encountered this Korean word/concept, I couldn’t stop thinking about it. It is soooooo good. The literal translation on nunchi is “eye measure”. It is a skill and an art for it is the art of sensing what people are thinking and feeling. Initially, this is done in a collective sense for you are taking in everything about the room. Where are drinks being served? Are there people seated anywhere? Does there seem to be a group that is boisterous or one that seems to be angst ridden? Once you have this measure of the larger space and the people as a collective as well as in...

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ARROW MUSINGS

Nunchi

Nunchi

The first time I encountered this Korean word/concept, I couldn’t stop thinking about it. It is soooooo good. The literal translation on nunchi is “eye measure”. It is a skill and an art for it is the art of sensing what people are thinking and feeling. Initially,...

Move that Body

Move that Body

Moving your body literally boosts the brain. It is true. Moving your body is one of the easiest things you can do to make your brain healthier. A healthier brain gives us a better chance to ward off anxiety & depression, decreases stress levels, boosts our mood,...

Fake it Till You Make It

Fake it Till You Make It

Smiling is really really good for you. It’s true!!! It is a scientific truth that smiling can lift your mood, lower stress and boost your immune system. Wanna know the science part? Smiling spurns a chemical reaction in your brain. This releases hormones called...

ANXIETY ARTICLES

The Danger of Sunday Night Anxiety

The Danger of Sunday Night Anxiety

This is a real thing for many people. The weekend has been fun and away from the stressors of having to get things done all week but later in the day on Sunday, there is a little anxiety that starts to creep in. You are thinking about what awaits you (known and...

Make a Plan… 3 Things to Do

Make a Plan… 3 Things to Do

Anxiety comes in many different forms and comes at many different times. For some people, it can feel like a slow build where - over time, it gets bigger and bigger everyday. One way to combat this is to make a plan that will stem this building cycle. We recommend...

The 90 Second Rule

The 90 Second Rule

I love listening to good podcasts and Tim Ferriss is one of my faves. A while ago, he had Tony Robbins on the show and he spoke of the 90 second rule that he uses in times of the onset of anxiety. The basic premise of this technique is getting your mind and your heart...

STRESS ARTICLES

6 Ways to handle Stress

6 Ways to handle Stress

Look on the Bright Side Not everything is gonna be sunshine and rainbows but look for the positive for good things can come out of stressful times. What doesn’t break you makes you stronger. If you can see the good, this just might be true for you. This is Life You...

Don’t Add Stress to the Stress

Don’t Add Stress to the Stress

Stress is gonna happen. That’s life. In many instances, the right amount of stress can be a good thing for it makes you more alert and it gets you to raise your game in order to accomplish many tasks. Life is about finding the amount of stress that works for you. What...

Having Stress is being Human

Having Stress is being Human

I like reading works by people who make it okay to feel what you feel. Dr. Rangan Chatterjee is one of these people for he wants people to feel what they feel and to then execute a plan to get you to a place of comfort. His 4 Pillar Plan - Relax Eat Move Sleep, is a...

SLEEP

Bedtime Drinks

Bedtime Drinks

There are many, many, many ideas on what to drink before you go to bed.  As with all of the articles found on this site, some might appeal to you while others are (literally & figuratively) not your cup of tea.  These drinks are intended to relax you and to help...

Using CBD for Sleep

Using CBD for Sleep

It is widely believed that CBD works for individuals who have issues getting to sleep and staying asleep. Part of the reasoning for this is that CBD may interact with our body’s receptors that affect our sleep/wake cycle. The other part of the reasoning is that CBD is...

Counting Sheep is soooo yesterday

Counting Sheep is soooo yesterday

Counting sheep seems very similar to counting down from 100… It makes me think that I am going into surgery. How about Cognitive Shuffling? No, this does not involve you shaking your head and shuffling things around. Here’s how it works. The basic idea behind this...

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