Stressful Habits: Venting too much

By Oliver Tacke (https://www.flickr.com/photos/otacke/12635014673/) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons In one of my previous posts I discussed talking to someone. I talked about how sometimes just having a sympathetic ear that is willing to listen to your woes can make a really big difference and help make you feel better. However there is such a …

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Stressful habits: Trying to be perfect

I, Jina Lee [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons Ever since I was young one of the few things I have heard from so called go getters is to “Strive for perfection” and “Never settle for second best.” What none of those go getters ever told me was that perfection is relative and everyone has …

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Stressful habits: Ruminating

By Michael Coghlan from Adelaide, Australia (Have I Forgotten Something?) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons In this post I am going to be talking about a habit that most stressed out people indulge in too much, ruminating. According to the Merriam – Webster online dictionary. to ruminate means “to think carefully and deeply about something.” …

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