Mindful Living Network, Mindful Living, Dr. Kathleen Hall, The Stress Institute, OurMLN.com, MLN, Alter Your Life

Snappy Holiday Shopping Tips

One of the most stressful tasks of the holidays is shopping. While there are many stressors, two of the key triggers are “mall mania” and staying on a budget. “Mall mania” refers to the stress that comes from waiting in line and fighting the crowds during this busy retail season.…

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Stress Less this Holiday Season

This is the most stressful time of the year. A recent survey reveals that 69 percent of Americans would skip exchanging gifts if their family and friends agreed to it and about half of us dread the holidays this year. We just have too much to do during this time…

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bah humbug, holiday blues tips

Bah Humbug

There Are Many Reasons For Your Bah Humbug Do you want to turn the feelings of Bah Humbug to Ho Ho Ho this year? There are several causes if the holiday blues. Typical sources of holiday sadness are stress, fatigue, financial stress, the grief of an old relationship, loss of…

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Hostile Relatives for Holidays, Mindful Family, Mindful Living Network

Hostile Relatives for the Holidays

Millions of us look forward to the holidays, but there are some aspects of the season that we dread. The holiday shopping rush is just the start. There’s also the hectic traveling schedules, the high expenses, and of course, the hostile relatives. If you need tips for keeping the peace…

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grateful people, gratitude journal, gratitude research

Gratitude is The Greatest Drug Ever

Did you know gratitude is a drug? “If thankfulness were a drug,” Dr. P. Murali Doraiswamy, head of the division of biologic psychology at Duke University Medical Center, says “it would be the world’s best-selling product with a health maintenance indication for every major organ system.” Dr. Doraiswamy’s research has shown that expressing gratitude…

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5 Mindful Holiday Tips

The winter holidays bring people together, but they can also bring stress and anxiety. Stop feeling overwhelmed and try these mindful holiday tips. For a healthy holiday you must learn how to relieve stress. Five of the top holiday stressors are shopping, traveling, insomnia, seasonal depression, and unhealthy eating habits.…

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