Practicing Stress Management

Chronic stress has been called the ailment of our time. Chronic stress is much different than acute stress. Acute stress is our natural reaction to danger. Like other mammals, we have evolved to be constantly on guard for possible external threats. When we perceive a threat, our body reacts immediately. This is called the stress

Electronic Silence

On Saturday, September 3rd, I had planned to conduct a 24-hour experiment in what I call “electronic silence.” So when that morning arrived, I turned off and kept off my cell phone, computer, TV, and radio. I took no calls, checked no e-mails, and stayed off the Internet. To be honest, I found that it