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empowerement Archives - Dorote Lucci

Thoughts on Stress

  Just a few thoughts to help reduce stress Try to pay attention to the present moment- Listening, observing and noticing our own emotions as they come and go, feeling our body sensations and being attentive to those around us and to the emotions they elicit in us. Try to pay attention to self and others-Be accepting of yourself and others, just as we are. Just as you feel it-just as it comes up for you in the moment. That does not mean that you have to act on every emotion or sensation. It is more about watching the emotions...

Diet Pressure

The diet mentality is something incredibly stressful. The pressure to eat or not to eat this food or that. The conversation running underneath it all of whether it is “deserved” or not. The view of food as the enemy, something that will make you gain weight by just looking at it.  The running questions on how do I look or how many pounds did I lose or how many calories did I burn? All of this will just manage to put us under so much stress that we then experience an increase in cortisol. Now here is the thing-cortisol actually...

Painting life

Look at how you paint your life. What landscapes do you have in front of you? Where are you going? Do you know what your goals are? Or are they merely a play of shadows in a vast landscape of fog? What does happiness mean to you? What does it look like, smell like, sound like, feel like? Embrace it! Your life is your painting, your very own artwork. What do you want it to look like? Does it look like that now?