Don’t be a rattlesnake, be a bear. 

If you happen to live in the northern hemisphere then you are likely starting to notice the seasons. The days are getting shorter, and Samhain has come and gone. It reminds us all of what we have achieved this year, or did not for one reason or another. It reminds us of what we need to shed in order to let new things grow so we can move on. If you just look up you can see it all around you. The leaves change color, and fall to the ground. The weather turns cool, and the hours of light dwindle away.

Sometime it is easy to get down on your self when you need more rest, and you are not as active as you have been. In America we are so used to the idea of “time is money”, and we must be always doing something, or going somewhere. We get so worried about how people see us, and how we must portray ourselves. We push, push, and push until we turn into rattlesnakes striking the minute we are poked. 


So here is my message to you-

Now is the time to just be. Get comfortable in silence, and spending time with the self alone. If it is uncomfortable, try it out for small amounts at a time, and slowly increase the time. Bears hibernate for a reason in a certain season! So as the days get shorter, allow yourself to rest. Allow yourself to go within. Take time to figure out new goals now, and let go of the shit you do not need. If you do not take away those old leaves it’s going to be a whole lot harder for those flowers to emerge come Spring. Don’t wait for January 1st. Right now is actually the perfect time. 

-K.K. Powell

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Did you know that stress can…

Did you know that stress can make you feel like you are going to faint, and/or make you feel like you are having a heart attack.

You aren’t going to die, you may just feel like you are going to.

P.S. Just FYI, if you are having chest pain you should always go to the Emergency Room to make sure it’s not actually a heart attack though.

Tension headaches, and pulled muscles from tension are also common with high stress situations.

Anyways…

Don’t bottle it up.

It’s like a slow drip, take it on, and let it go.

Much like brewing a nice cup of coffee…

I love to meditate over a nice cup of coffee, it’s the best feeling!

So

Eat healthy

Write

Exercise

Take a walk in the woods

Communicate with friends/family

Seek professional help if you need it

Hug it out when you need to

Have a hot shower, or a bath

Play with your an animal/pet

Spend time alone

Spend sexy time

Go fishing

Play music

Listen to music

Forgive your mistakes

Ask for help

Just make sure you take care of yourself!

Just do whatever it is to treat yourself.

You only get this body.

Be nice to yourself.

Here is a nice blog I found today on de-stressing.

Click on the blue link below to view!

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30 ways to calm yourself…