“Up to 90% of all illnesses can be attributed to stress.”
~National Institute of Health (NIH)
Every week 95 million Americans suffer from some kind of stress-related symptom for which they take medication.”
~The American Medical Association (AMA)
Holiday stress statistics show that up to 69 percent of people are stressed by the feeling of having a “lack of time,” 69 percent are stressed by perceiving a “lack of money,” and 51 percent are stressed out about the “pressure to give or get gifts.” ... They're present at work but are underperforming.
Stress is an integral part of everyone’s life. It seems the more you try to avoid stress, the more stress finds you. Stress is not something to be managed. Stress is an everyday fact of life. What needs to be managed is our response to stress. Depak Chopra aptly said we are human “be”ings and not human “do”ings. We certainly have perfected our ability to juggle multiple balls at one time. However, we have not perfected our ability to quiet our mind and truly become a human BEing.One of the most powerful ways to do this is to learn how to meditate. So here is a quick easy way to start