Monthly Archives: August 2012

How Mindfulness Stops Stress

Stress is caused by thinking.

“I don’t want to go to work.”

“This 5000 word essay is going to suck.”

“That asshole cut me off!”

These thoughts create turmoil in your mind, and the more you feed them, the more stressed you feel. You might think stress is caused from these external things (work, essays, assholes), but it’s really your reaction to them that creates it. Continue reading