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Making More Calm and Less Stress for Holidays - and A Better Life

Making More Calm and Less Stress for Holidays - and A Better Life | Mental Health & Creativity | Scoop.it

“Being more intentional, grounded and grateful is not just a good thing to do for the holiday season. It’s a way to live all year long. And not only that, it’s the quickest way to transform your life from ordinary to extraordinary.” Carrie Contey, Ph.D. 

 

"If you aren’t intentional about how you want the holidays to go, you’ll be swept up in the rapids this time of the year." Lisa Byrne. 

 

“Here come the holidays and the New Year. Give yourself a gift by remembering to do this time of year your way." Elaine Aron, PhD.

 

 

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Gifted and Stressed

Gifted and Stressed | Mental Health & Creativity | Scoop.it

"No artist is pleased. There is no satisfaction whatever at any time. There is only a queer, divine dissatisfaction, a blessed unrest that keeps us marching and makes us more alive than the others.” - Martha Graham

 

For many gifted and creative people, this “blessed unrest” may also help maintain the kind of chronic arousal that leads to harmful stress reactions.

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