Slate doesn't look stressed!
I wonder what he's dreaming about. ;)
You know how I know when I'm not handling stress very well?
It's when I cry over something entirely not worth tears.
I did that today. Not only am I not the crying type,
I cried over something that really wasn't such a big deal.
I also eat way too much chocolate.
Yep, I did that today, too!
I also dream about odd, random things.
Last night I dreamed about a turtle. Very odd. haha.
So, I looked it up on a nifty little website, www.dreammoods.com
to see what interpretation they would give.
Here's what they said..."dreaming of a turtle indicates that you
are sheltering yourself from the realities of life. You are putting
forth a hard exterior and not letting others in. As a result, you
are feeling withdrawn."
Wow. They are absolutely right!
Didn't I say I needed a shrink not too long ago? haha.
Well, I did have a friend offer to be one for me. He knew something
was wrong the other day before I even said anything!
How perceptive of him! Keith!
Any slots open on your leather couch?
I need an appointment! haha.
Thinking of ways to relieve stress, the other week I saw an
interview on TV with Jessica Ortner and her book The Tapping
Solution, which is on the New York Times Best Sellers list.
The basic idea is that you tap with your fingertip the same points
that would be treated by acupuncture. As she demonstrated tapping
on natural stress points such as in between your eyebrows (where
you naturally furrow your brown when stressed), I tapped, too,
while I watched the interview. Much to my surprise, after about 20
taps, I inadvertently took in a big breath and let out a big sigh.
I kind of laughed, because it did relax me! So, I did it again and
this time it made me yawn! Before long, my entire face was much
more relaxed. I also tried this on my jaw, where I tend to clinch it.
A very interesting concept! You can watch the interview HERE.
While I'm waiting for that appointment with Keith, I think a vacation day
is in order. Taylor and Lauren are taking me to Michigan with
them on Sunday! We're going to another Nascar race.
Yes, that will be a pleasant distraction and oh, so fun, too!