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6/17/17 4:02 P

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Congrats on your weight loss. Keep on trekking. You'll get there.

When I have really busy times, I try to start my morning with some deep breathing and visualize a serene setting. After I feel relaxed I plan out what has to be done and order it so I can check off each thing as I do it. Helps to feel in control and very satisfying to check off the items.

Have a great day!
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Suffer depression and anxiety daily struggle
This week getting back my life. Grad parties,family reunions,birthdays,showers, and company has drained me
I want to kool my stress and feel good about myself.lost two pounds this week 20 to go
Day two journal woke up in horrid mood,tired weighed myself no loss had lost two pounds but gained them back.

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Hello! Nice to meet you all!

"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me!" - Philippians 4:13

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4/25/17 1:18 P

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Doing breathing exercise and yoga seems to really help with quieting down the noise. It has helped me release some of my tension from stress.

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Hello All,
Newbie here,

Facing some life changes this year and a new stress regarding possible health problem for myu son that has me not sleeping. I thought this would be a great time to look at how I manage stress and change.

Have a great day!
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You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough. [William Blake: Proverbs of Hell]


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This is new to me i am going to try i really need the boost very stressed about some issues in life and no one that understands some of them looking forward to trying the system have a good day all .

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4/10/17 11:00 A

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Yesterday with the break in the weather, went shopping with D and GD. First time in 2 years actually enjoyed the 5 hours spent between the Mall and grocery store. Only made one purchase at the Mall yet, went for the healthy food at the grocery store and Whole Foods store.

Will actually count yesterday was a Stress Free day!
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Trying something different. I need to get a handle on this stress!!

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Need to take better control of Life and develop better coping strategy. Better yet, need to say NO far more than I am saying.. Stress seems different once retired.

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Restarted challenge as I am stressed out at work and at home... Time to take life with both hands and Destress...


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Today is going to be a real test for me. GOLF!!!! In order to stay married I am required to play so much golf!!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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I have been on a mini vacation for my Birthday and I did come back less stressed. Just enjoyed my Family.

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I've started this month as well: February 19! Where has this month gone?
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Good luck, how is it going now that you've doing the challenge for a few days? I am starting today!

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You have to do different to get different!!

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First day and a have a great day

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First day and hope to be more relaxed soon. emoticon emoticon

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First day

I find that stress has me eating more and not able to lose weight this week. Will work on not eating so many carbs to sooths me

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Hello EveryOne !! - My First Day ... Less Stress ?? What Is That ??

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Good morning, Just joined today and I'm already feeling less stressed by setting goals! I'm really looking forward to this!

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Having a good week... still working on d-stressing, but getting there.

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Just reviewing the suggestions in this challenge helps me relax.

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Hello. Just coping. On automatic pilot lately.

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Hi everyone: Just rejoined the team. I had been a member before but did not get very far. I plan to go all the way and get some great ideas for lowering stress. emoticon

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Hi everyone! Just checking in- halfway through week 1.

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Hi Summarah, and thank you. I do hope you have a Blessed day. emoticon

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Hi everyone, just checking in. I'm off today and tomorrow so these are my Chill-Out days.

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Hey y'all. I'm hanging on. This hasn't been such a good day around here. And trying to keep someone else cheery while looking for ways to convince my own self is ... well, I suppose it's called motherhood. I quit for the day. Just gonna veg for the night. Hang out with my Sparkies ;)

Welcome CARI_JANE. I will pray for you. Thank you for the scriptures, allv reminders that all is well.

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Good morning All. I pray everyone has a Blessed Sunday.

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I just joined this Challenge. I get stressed a lot due to my husband's declining health, but the Lord gives me the strength. When I start getting really stressed and anxious, I go to a quiet area of the house and talk to the Lord.
Isaiah 40:29
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.

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Matthew 19:26 - But Jesus beheld [them], and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.
Luke 1:37 - For with God nothing shall be impossible.
Philippians 4:13 - I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
Mark 11:24 - Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive [them], and ye shall have [them].


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I am here and today is a trying day for me. Good luck everyone!

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Matthew 19:26 - But Jesus beheld [them], and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.
Luke 1:37 - For with God nothing shall be impossible.
Philippians 4:13 - I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
Mark 11:24 - Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive [them], and ye shall have [them].


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Thanks. I am having a great day. I hope you are as well!! @ yes the can! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Great to hear Cherylerbe1!! emoticon

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Just checking in. Had a good day. emoticon emoticon

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emoticon to you all!! I hope you have a great day today!! emoticon

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Hope everyone is having a good day!!! emoticon

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@ TEXASLYNN He sure is!! Hope everyone is able to have a blessed day!! emoticon

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Good Sonday morning! God is faithful!

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That is a good idea Texaslynn! I think I will do the same if I see myself getting in that funk. I am praying for you and it sounds like you are doing better!! That can't be easy in all aspects when it comes to retirement. That seems like it would involve so much. One step at a time and breathe! emoticon

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I intend to take the challenge again in 3-4 months or sooner if I feel myself start to drift. Doing the challenge helped me to make a couple of big decisions, the biggest being about retirement. It's amazing how much side issue stuff I have been able to turn loose of with just that one thing behind me. Now, I am actively planning toward the day and feeling good about it.

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This is the second week that I have been on this challenge and I am already noticing a difference. There is so much knowledge about stress here and how to deal with it.

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I am going to focus on spending quality time with my hubby and kids today. Have fun and hit the delete button on worrying or stressing over things that I have no control over. I hope everyone has a stress free day!!

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Today I will do things that are fun. Taking a trip with a friend to Boston for the day after I walk with another friend.

If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.

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I'm feeling really good today. I'm happy with my healthier choices that I've been making. And, I think my husband figured out our financial crisis. I have been using my DBT skills and even though I was in that before I got on SparkPeople, this site has been helping me to use my skills and use them more effectively in my life. I'm so glad I decided to start living my life to the fullest.



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Kelley...you shouldn't stop reading great children's literature because you don't have little ones to share it with! I would pick a great kid's book over an adult's any day.


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Hey Paula, small world. When I was in grad school, I taught a children's lit class to pre-service teachers. It was a lot of fun.

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Now that my kids are parents themselves, I miss reading children's books





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We are very fortunate in Western Massachusetts to have MANY authors and illustrators live in our area. Besides Eric Carle, there is Tony and Angela DiTerlizzi, Jeff Mack, David Hyde Costello, Jane Yolen and her daughter Heidi Stemple, Kathryn Patterson, Ruth Sanderson, Diane DeGroat, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, and Jane Dyer. That is just a small handful of names of local children's favorites we have to see regularly.

It was a great event. My great niece and nephew and friend's daughter all had a great time. I a tired though.

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In another life, I taught children's literature and young adult literature at a local university. I was a school library professor, so these have been my life long love. I adore Eric Carle....

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar is one of my favorite children's book! You lucky rascal--have a huge time.

I'm having some girlfriend time today at a baby shower for one of my coworkers. This week has been a major downer at work with the principal turning into the B from H for no apparent reason. I mean, hey, we are exemplary-rated. Helloooo!

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It will be at the Eric Carle Picture Book Museum in Amherst, MA. It is such an amazing place! They do several meetings each year like this. I love attending them and talking with the authors and illustrators.

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JIACOLO, I am SO jealous! LOL! Where is the Children's Book Festival? I love these kinds of meets! I have not gotten to do reading and posting for this week as I've been busy but hope to do it tomorrow. Hope everyone is doing well... emoticon

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It was wonderful! This weekend I am going to a Children's Book Festival. It should be just as great.

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I love books so that sounds lovely JIACOLO. Yesterday I walked all over a huge grocery store and a Tractor Supply; today, it was the vets. I am having a BAAAAAAD back moment.

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Working on being stress free. I am at a book festival today. This feeds my soul. I love literature and reading and meeting authors.

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Good mood today despite another rainy Saturday. I don't even remember when we have had a sunny one, it has been so long. A couple of months I think. The yellow squash and spinach seem to be loving it even if I am not. Lots of dietary slips eating fast food while the power was off, then going on a two day chip and chocolate binge. Not a big one, just a little one. I am going to weigh and assess the damage tomorrow. Right now, I am cleaning walls and getting ready to move furniture back into position.

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I am going to call a local wellness office and see if they can see me soon. Something has to give to help with this rash and help reduce my stress.

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JIACOLO, isn't that the truth? Pain now causes most of my stress, and with stress, the pain gets worse. ARG! I just ranted on the "I Need Sleep" forum. It is a vicious cycle; however, today when the pain stressed me, I listened to my hypnosis CD. It is calming. When I worked, I had to take my lunch break and meditate to get my blood pressure down--pain makes it spike.

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lol Paula We had rain and heat and wind yesterday. Who knows what today will bring.

My stress rash is getting worse! That causes me so much more stress.

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LOL, JIACOLO! I always though that was a Texas saying. The Houston area is notorious for quick weather changes. Today there is widespread flooding--Southwest Houston received 11+ inches of rain yesterday. Just another day here.

I'm hurting pretty much today, and the stress level is just as high--around a 7 out of 10. I'm going to listen to my hypnosis CD in a minute. I've been distracting myself with posting on SparkPeople, which works really well for me, too. However, I get tired of the sitting position I'm in.

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Here in New England we have a saying....if you don't like the weather wait a minute. In the last week we have had rain, wind, cold, frost warnings, and heat and humidity.

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hot and humid here in FL





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Is anyone being affected by the weather? I see lots of flooding areas....

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I have been walking at night. This makes a difference for my stress level.

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What type of books do you write, TEXASLYNN?

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I enjoy journaling, just find it hard to get it done. My journal is staring me in the face, saying "the last time you journaled was 5-2-15, Old Woman--the day you brought home the new truck and finished three chapters on your new book." Which wasn't a bad entry now that I think of it. LOL

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BE-THE-CHANGE and JIACOLO, writing has changed my life. I highly recommend a journal--whether you use the computer or do it the old fashioned way with paper and pen. I've learned so much about myself that only comes out when I write....

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I should try that! I know writing has been good therapy when I was dealing with some family deaths. Thanks for the idea.

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I find writing about my stresses can be a big stress reliever.

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Last week I noticed the eczema patch on my leg return. The drs are sure it is stress induced. Unfortunately it causes me a great deal of stress to have it there. So I need to figure this out. I cannot have this rash again for 5 months. It is too much to deal with. I need to make sure I am getting out and exercising every day.

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dealing with some major stress today as well ...
and slowly starting to think of ways to help cope with it - today writing has been one of those; and playing word games on sparkpeople

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I am checking in and so desperately need to destress! I have major things going on in my life and its wearing me down quickly.. Hope to learn some techniques and some great tips to deal with stress better.

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I'm checking in also. Hoping exercise will bust most of my stress. Trying to make a comeback from having to empty out lapband reservoir (I had it done in 2007, so had been at goal weight for years...went from 232 pounds to 137) due to esophageal enlargement.

Anyway, I'm hoping to lessen the stress by losing the 15 pounds I've gained since May 2014 when I had to stop depending upon the lapband. I get up every weekday at 5 am to exercise and I attribute Chris Downie with the ten-minute concept for that. Tracking my food almost every day as well.

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checking in. The decision to join this challenge is looking to be a great way to start the new year off. I have noticed a couple of different times today feel the stress level rise and anxiety as well. Not good as I already take meds for heart palpitations. That said, I am recognizing early on when this happens and what I can do to keep it down. Thanks for the challange

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my reasons for being here? Iam not really sure we had a very hard time just before chistmas we had to pay out, and my dads health is playing a lot on my mind he is fighting cancer, so with that and a very low budget Christmas I think things have just left things build up I think


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Today is a national day of thanks. Today I am happy to spend the day with my daughter for the first Thanksgiving in six years!

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hello all,i just joined this team- i hope to find some help. i know its about letting go but that seems to be the hardest for me as i get older or maybe i just handled it better when i was younger. either way i need to do this for me. thanks emoticon



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