We are busy people sometime overloaded with information and the push and pull of our daily grind. Reduce your stress. We have two sacred spaces: one outside ourselves and one within us. Find yours.
Our Outside Space: If we want to remain healthy and productive find a way to unplug from the demands of work, school, family and everything else. Locate a quiet space. There may be a spot in your home or back yard, a near-by park or chapel, an exercise room, a reading room, or on your deck or balcony. We can usually find a quiet spot in every situation. The trick is to be alone, unplug and enjoy the silence.
Our Inner House of Prayer: There is an ample body of research that suggests prayer and religion rank high among the best stress busters. People who are more religious or spiritual use their spirituality to cope with life. They heal faster and have a greater sense of well-being. Prayer and spirituality are a way of letting go of control. We find this spot when we go into our inner house of prayer.
Richard P. Fontanie MSW, From his pending Book Fontanie | Quicktips