Thursday, June 25, 2009

How to Cope with Financial Stress and Anxiety

5 Ways to Cope with Money Stress
By Nancy Palmer

Take Up Knitting!

According to research at the Harvard-affiliated Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, the repetitive motion and focus of needlework can elicit what's known as the relaxation response—a calming meditation-like state that slows heart rate and causes blood pressure to drop. In addition, a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society suggests that knitting is associated with a lower risk of dementia for those 65 and older.

Probably not LACE knitting......or maybe when knitting HEELS. I'm just saying.....

Simple Recipes' "Quesadilla Pie"

For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.
~Lily Tomlin


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