Since the election, the level of stress at times is palpable. Not everyone is stressed nor depressed.
The level of communications has been tainted by the number of falsehoods that have been both written and spoken.
Trust is a very tenuous thing that needs to be tended like a garden.
Pent-up stress becomes a stiff neck or a sore low back. Stress is a necessary life force, but left unchecked it causes illness.
Finding balance in your day to day life is an inner practice that takes time to create. Watch how you use your breath. Notice how often you hold your breath. When stress arises in its many forms: depression, anxiety, worry, fear or even anger; focus on slowing your breath and deepening it as well.
Don't just sit there! Get up and bring movement into your day. You don't need to spend hours lifting weights, just go for a walk. Rethink what is necessary for your well-being!