Reducing Stress

Learn how to practice self love. When you do you will begin to see your life change.

25 Ways To Practice Self Love

By Lianne Avila | April 12, 2018

I know you have heard of self love. The questions is, why aren’t you practicing it? Unfortunately, you can’t find many reasons not to love yourself. You aren’t pretty enough, rich enough, tall enough, and many more. How much time do you spend criticizing yourself? I think as human beings you are prone to criticize yourself. Is this because you compare yourself to others, all the time? This is always a set up for disaster. If it doesn’t stop, you can end up with anxiety or depression. One thing I always tell my clients, is that you can’t go back...

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Learn how stress reducing activities for adults, can be simple and fun.

The 10 Best Stress Reducing Activities For Adults

By Lianne Avila | February 27, 2018

I’m sure you have experienced stress in your life. Whether is was a positive force driving you, like getting that next promotion at the office, or a negative force such as being stuck in traffic. Maybe, your heart starts racing or your palms get sweaty. Whatever the reason, stress is real and happens to everyone at one time or another. Stress reducing activities for adults, doesn’t have to be difficult. So, why all the stress? Studies have shown that Americans are more stressed out than ever. Americans are working more than they ever have, and the divorce rate is the...

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Have fun and listen to music.

5 Reasons Why Reducing Stress By Listening To Music Works

By Lianne Avila | January 15, 2018

It’s been a long day. You weren’t able to take one break. What’s the best thing to do when you get home? Turn on some tunes and relax. Let the sounds sink in. Or, you are about half-way through the day, and you are starting to lose your focus. Take a break, put your headphones on and listen to some tunes. What are some of your favorite songs? You can listen to sounds in nature, like the ocean or birds chirping. You can also listen to classical or the latest releases. Whatever you decide, just stop and listen to the...

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Reduce Holiday Stress And Feel Good About It.

5 Ideas For Reducing Stress For The Holiday’s

By Lianne Avila | November 27, 2017

The Holiday season has begun. Do you look forward to it? Or, do you just hope and pray that you will get through it? It really doesn’t have to be that stressful. Remember, this is the season of being thankful, and spending time with loved ones. It’s easy to get caught up in the busyness of the Holiday’s. Which Christmas party should you go to? Did you get the right gift for your child or spouse? Is there enough food? Is your niece allergic to dairy? If so, how should you make the mashed potatoes? And, all that other stuff....

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Reduce your stress and relax.

5 Tips That Will Help You Reduce Stress & Relax

By Lianne Avila | November 20, 2017

Don’t let stress and anxiety take the joy out of life. It can come out of nowhere and ruin everything. It’s unfortunate, but many people let stress get the best of them. When was the last time you snapped at a co-worker for no reason? Slept through the alarm? Or, didn’t have anything to say? This is what can happen when you feel overwhelmed, or stressed out. Little things can set you off. When you feel stressed, things can actually get worse rather than better. Here are 5 tips that will help you reduce the stress in your life, and...

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The best thing you can do for your family is take care of yourself first.

7 Reasons Why Reducing Stress At Work Is Important For Your Family

By Lianne Avila | October 5, 2017

Work, Work, Work! When does it end? We live in a society, where you are taught to work hard. You must earn that next promotion! That means endless hours at the office. But, you need to be careful that next promotion can come with a cost. That cost is you and your family. You are also led to believe that when you make more money, you will be happier. But, when you get a raise you are worried about the next raise. What this means, is that more money doesn’t mean you will be happy. You can also put your...

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You aren't a machine, you need to take a break.

7 Tips For Reducing Stress During A Crisis

By Lianne Avila | September 22, 2017

Stress can happen to anyone, at anytime. You tend to just go and go. As human beings, we are not meant to go all the time. Remember, you are not a machine. You need to STOP, and take breaks. For some reason the common belief, is that the more you do the better you are. All this leads to is burnout and feelings of resentment. Then, a crisis hits and everything explodes. The crisis may be a result of doing too much, and not letting go. Here are 7 tips for reducing stress during a crisis: Get enough rest. You...

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7 Tips To Get Your Stress Under Control

By Lianne Avila | September 15, 2017

You hear about stress all the time these days. Stress can be sneaky, it pops up at the worst times. When you are leaving for work or picking your child up from school. Here it comes again. You wonder how you will do everything that you need to. The first thing you need to tell yourself, is that you don’t have to do everything. This is the biggest mistake women make. You are worried about letting others down. This is where you need to go easy on yourself. You will let others down, as they will let you down, and...

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How To Reduce Stress In A Stressed Out World

By Lianne Avila | August 21, 2017

You are stressed about finances, the kids, work and school. When does it end? There is always something to do. Your mind never stops. You are always two to three steps ahead. Or, you’re filled with regrets about the past. Make time your friend. Keep in mind, there is always time. You can count on that. When you feel like you always have to keep up with the Joneses, you will never measure up. All this does is add unnecessary stress to your life. Here are 6 simple tips to help reduce stress in your life: Take a yoga class....

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10 Tips To Help Your Reduce Stress At The Office

By Lianne Avila | August 18, 2017

Are you overwhelmed by stress? If you said yes, then you are like many Americans. Research shows that 60% of people in poor health, have high levels of stress. So, what are you stressing about? Money, work, kids, relationships and the list goes on. I think the biggest lesson I have learned being a Marriage & Family Therapist is, we can’t go back and we can’t predict the future. If you stress about any of these things and you don’t stop. You are putting your health at risk. What happened to faith? To something much more powerful than any human...

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