How Are You Handling Stress?

There are three-dimensions of stress: Mental, Physical & Chemical.

If you are a fan of our Facebook live videos you know that lately, we have been focusing on posture and diet. If you are following along then we hope your physical stress is on the way to being handled. Similarly, our previous focus on detoxing and following a ketogenic diet, your biochemical stress might also be under control.

What we have not discussed in a while is mental or emotional stress. Have you noticed that there is no shortage of this type of stress in the world today?

What’s a body to do?

Here’s a great story that might help clarify…

While explaining stress management to his audience, the presenter raised a glass of water and asked, “How heavy is this glass of water?”

The answers that rang-out ranged from ¼ pound to a pound and ½.

The lecturer replied, “The absolute weight doesn’t matter. The weight actually only becomes a factor the longer you try to hold it.

If I hold it for a minute, that’s not a problem.

If I hold it for an hour, I’ll have an ache in my right arm.

If I hold it for a day, you’ll have to call an ambulance.

In each case, it’s the same weight, but the longer I hold it, the heavier it becomes.”

He continued, “And that’s the way it is with stress management.

If we carry our burdens all the time, sooner or later, as the burden becomes increasingly heavy, we won’t be able to carry on. ”

“As with the glass of water, you have to put it down for a while and rest before holding it again. When we’re refreshed, we can carry on with the burden.”

“So, for whatever stresses you, put the burden down, chill, rest… Don’t carry it for a while. You can pick it up tomorrow.”


The message for today’s current stressful time is…

Put down anything that may be a burden to you right now.


Don’t pick it up again until after you’ve rested a while.

Need some practical tips? Here are some suggestions:

  • Turn off the News…
  • Sign out of Facebook…
  • Be sure to get adequate sleep…
  • Take time to meditate or pray…
  • Spend time with loved ones…
  • Read a good book…
  • Take some CBD Oil…
  • Take a brisk walk! A bit of fresh air and exercise works better than Prozac for mild to moderate depression.

As always, if you have questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out. Helping our clients move toward better health, naturally is important to us!