“Are You Aware Of Stress?”

It's not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.Hans Selye "Are you aware of stress?""I was trying not to be." Founded in 1998 by Carole Spiers, Chair of International Stress Management Association, National Stress Awareness Day aims to identify and reduce the stress factors of life. I was a ball of stressUntil … Continue reading “Are You Aware Of Stress?”

Stress Comes in Many Forms

Brain Teaser:What do you throw out when you want to use it but take in when you don’t want to use it?(answer below) Double Acrostic: Brain brazen       is         the        barbrazing synapses through fearanswers    adhere     to    dataindifferent      to     the     alibineedling    at    the   unknown The stress free life of a nomadThat's how life should beUntil you … Continue reading Stress Comes in Many Forms

Drain

The purpose of pressure is to buildDrop by drop the level risesEach rain feeds into the floodA friendly reminderEvery now and thenTake it easyPull the plugLet itDrain The nonet poetic form has 9 syllables in the first line, 8 syllables in the second line, 7 syllables in the third line, and continues to count down … Continue reading Drain

Burden

A cacophony of screams Wrench me  from the depths of my dreams Drench me Saturate my waking mind  Senses lie moonlight beams in the black Silence there The children sleep Cleanse the cross I bare And beware The burden of care