It’s not what you think/Outside the box: Imaginary Time

We’re going to get a little scientific here. Almost everyone here has probably heard of Stephen Hawking, but how many of you have heard of the concept of imaginary time? I certainly hadn’t, not until I saw this video of an interview with Stephen Hawking by John Oliver. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPV3D7f3bHY After hearing about it my curiosity …

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Try This: Whale songs

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOÒOOO...AAAAAHHHHHHHWOOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHAAAAOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAWWWOOOOOOOOOOHHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHHHHHHHHOOOOOOOOOO So what did you think of my Whale impression? Was it any good? No!? Well fine, see if I care. All jokes aside, let’s talk about whale songs and how they relieve stress. Despite what the name suggests, whale songs are not whales going around singing opera to each other. Like other mammals of …

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Stressful habits: Rushed Speech

Anyone who has personally faced stress; has been with someone who gets stressed or who somehow deals with stress regularly (like through volunteer work, psychotherapy, counselling, etc.) knows that stress manifests itself in many different ways in different people. Sometimes someone stressed will show just one habit of stress, but more often than not people …

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Things that won’t change when you are stressed (people saying get over it)

How many of you out there have been really stressed out, told someone about it and then heard them say, “Get over it.” I have heard it or a variation of that phrase quite a few times in my life. When I’m really feeling down hearing those words makes me feel even worse, and when …

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My experience with hypnotherapy (an ongoing process)

This post is going to be me talking about a particular experience instead of my usual banter about de-stressing. Lately I have been feeling extremely stressed out, partly because of a culmination of many small things but mostly because of one ongoing big thing; for the sake of privacy I won’ t go into details …

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Sudden stress for no apparent reason

I don’t know how many other people have had this problem but lately I have been waking up in the morning stressed out and with a sense of sheer dread. I have an idea what may be the cause of it but I’m not entirely sure why it is still bothering me. You’re probably confused, …

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Human connections can go a long way

A good, deep, healthy and meaningful human connection can go a long way when it comes to alleviating stress, depression and anxiety. It doesn’t matter who it is with, as long as it is a healthy relationship and both parties benefit from the relationship in some way. This part is especially important to me because …

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