Stress Relief Resources
These stress relief resources are offered as tools which many people may
find useful. The materials and websites cover a number of different
perspectives. One or more of these stress relief resources might be
right for you.
- Steps Toward Inner PeacePeace
Pilgrim was a remarkable
American woman who dedicated her life to living and sharing peace. This
small booklet is a summary of many of Peace Pilgrims main suggestions.
Even simply reading it can help put one’s life into a more peaceful
perspective. It is wonderful for stress relief.
Click here for a free PDF download of "StepsToward Inner Peace".
(It will open in a new window.)
- Inner Peace.org
site offers interactive free self-counseling software programs which
can help people find greater peace within themselves. Using the programs
with honest and thoughtful heartfelt responses can be quite helpful.
The programs are offered on several topics including forgiveness,
effective prayer, effective goal setting, beyond suffering and the
monkey mind. These stress relief resources are not intended to be used
as a replacement of professional counseling. They can help people
resolve difficult or painful issues in their lives.
Click here to visit innerpeace.org
(The link will open in a new window.)
- How to Listen to God
is a 3 page pamphlet written in the 1930’s by John E. Batterson. John
was a person friend of Dr. Bob, one of the co founders of Alcoholics
Anonymous. This pamphlet was widely used and distributed in the early,
very successful years of A.A. It gives simple, non denominational daily
guidelines for how to find God and serve God, and find peace and
fulfillment in the process. It can be very helpful in recovering from
all types of stressful addictive behavior.
Click here for your free download of "How to Listen to God".
- Meditation Labyrinth
Labyrinth meditation is a time
tested way to quiet the mind, become more tuned into the present and
surrender to the unfolding patterns in the Divine creative process.
Although one traditionally "walks" the labyrinth, many find it is
equally effective to trace a labyrinth pattern with one's finger.
Click here for a free PDF download of a labyrinth pattern similar to the one in Chartres Cathedral. (The link will open in a new window.)
Music and Chanting
The Healing Power of Laughter by Mike Moore.
Mike is a
Canadian humorist and motivational speaker who is convinced of the
healing power of humor. If you need convincing that laughter is one of
the great stress relief resources read Mike's book.
Download The Healing Power of Laughter (The free 10 page e book is in PDF format and will open in a new window.)
Stretched To The Limit is another eBook by Mike Moore. This book focuses
on the subject of stress, work and humor. It is certainly a subject
most of us could laugh more about.
Download Stretched To The Limit (The 31 page free e book is in PDF format and will open in a new window.)
It is difficult to become more efficient with our time, or money when we are uncertain about where and how we really spend our resources.
following simple tools can help us gain clarity about these questions.
For many it is a first step to getting organized and reducing our time
stress and money stress. (The free PDF downloads will open in a new window.)
Daily Time Log
- Daily Money Log
- Stress Plan Template Form You can use this to create your personalized stress relief plan.
Click here for suggested stress plan instructions.
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- Please do not use these stress relief resources as a replacement for
qualified professional assistance. No warranty, express or implied is
offered on these materials.