Eliminating Stress: Rule 2 – Practice Gratitude

Once upon a time I went though a very difficult time in my life. I was in the middle of a divorce, forced to sell a home I loved, and left alone in a foreign country with a small child. I couldn’t get out of bed for the first two weeks. I was petrified and paralyzed. But with a small child to care for, I had to somehow pull myself out of it. So I started taking gratitude walks.

Eliminating Stress: Rule 1 – Live in the Moment

There is no doubt that stress takes an enormous toll on our bodies – from headaches, insomnia, frequent colds and infections, stomach problems, muscle and body aches – you name it! It can also be seen in our faces, including acne and early aging. How do we deal with stress and eliminate its damaging effects? In this series I am going to be sharing techniques that have truly worked for me through the most traumatic and stressful of times.