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Primer on Stress


Welcome to the third part of a three-primer series on the keys to wellness. If you're curious about the previous two, check out nutrition and fitness.

And if you have any questions about my previous two posts, please leave a comment or e-mail me. I’d be more than happy to answer any questions.

Okay, so part 3 deals with stress. I’ll address three primary parts of stress: what it is, the forms it takes, and how to deal with it.



If you have ever taken a yoga class, you might have tried meditation. This being said, you were probably confused and maybe didn't exactly know what to do or what the purpose was. Well, let me enlighten you.

Meditation is a form of relaxation as well as a mental discipline. It will help you achieve a deeper state of self-awareness and understanding. Some benefits to meditation include, building self-confidence, increase in productivity, it helps with focus and concentration as well as memory. It provides you with peace of mind, happiness, and cures headaches, helps with anxiety, blood flow and has many more benefits. (For more examples of its benefits, check out: http://www.ineedmotivation.com/blog/2008/05/100-benefits-of-meditation/)

Meditation is like training your mind to become more relaxed, develop compassion, love, patience, generosity and forgiveness.

How to Meditate and Make it a Habit:

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