Are you under stress? Who isn’t? We live in stressful times. We can learn to manage our stress, so that we feel: refreshed and renewed, instead of frazzled; in control, instead of hassled; calm, instead of nervous; at peace, instead of angry; and alive, instead of burned out.
This article reflects some of my research on stress management. It is dedicated to all of us who want a new and better life for the rest of this year.
Let me start by saying you’ll definitely find no answer to the problem in this column.
But to find a solution, you first have to identify the problem. And for me, in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Orlando that left 50 dead and 53 more injured early Sunday morning, the problem goes even deeper than terrorism or hate.
It all starts with intolerance.
And somehow, intolerance seems to be running rampant in our nation everywhere you look.
The Tech Theatre Players, in conjunction with the University Theatre and Louisiana Tech University School of Performing Arts, is proud to host the 22nd-annual stage combat workshop on March 29 and 30 — a date fast approaching! This workshop has become one of the most popular events on the national schedule, and annually brings teachers and students from all corners of the globe right to our backyard.
During the month of July, I was surrounded by lots of quiet. LifeHouse did not have much daily activity beyond our weekly scheduled classes. My afternoons and evenings with my family were somewhat quiet and relaxing, and my inner life with God became one that was very quiet and calm.