Category Archives: Stress

BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 by Marianne Williamson in THE GIFT OF CHANGE

“Recognizing the origins of stress from a spiritual perspective, we find a key to dismantling the thoughts that produce it. Stress is simply the inevitable consequence of thinking the unreal is real. In that sense, stress is a choice. If … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 by David R. Hawkins in POWER VS. FORCE

“Traditional medicine generally holds that stress is the cause of many human disorders and illnesses. The problem with this diagnosis is that it doesn’t accurately address the source of the stress. It looks to blame external circumstances, without realizing that … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, August 18th, 2016 by Donald Altman in ONE MINUTE MINDFULNESS

“Stress is a killer – literally. Like a stealth fighter, stress hormones home in on the body’s immune system and impair its ability to fight illness, while the hormone cortisol attacks neurons in the brain’s learning center, the hippocampus. Some … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 by Gerry Hopman in LIGHTEN UP!

“The physical benefits of laughter are phenomenal. Laughter stimulates the brain, the nervous system, the respiratory system, the hormonal system, and the body’s muscles. Health and laughter combine, because when a person laughs, all of the body systems are involved. … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Monday, August 6th, 2007 by Marianne Williamson in THE GIFT OF CHANGE

“Recognizing the origins of stress from a spiritual perspective, we find a key to dismantling the thoughts that produce it. Stress is simply the inevitable consequence of thinking the unreal is real. In that sense, stress is a choice. If … Continue reading

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