“For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.” — Lily Tomlin storm’s unfiltered force channels stress into tailspin enter quietness * * * Show of Force ~ Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Stress” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021
“It was a sunburst of sound, breaking out of hiding and spreading open. It had the freedom of release and the tension of purpose. It swept space clean, and left nothing but the joy of an unobstructed effort.” — Ayn Rand flamboyant dahlia showers its blazing petals clones the warming sun * * * Sunburst of Sorts … More Clone
“Nothing like a hot bath to ease the tension and think about what’s going to happen next.” — Sarah McLachlan FRENCH SOAP Its yellow wrapper speaks in a language with which I struggle but nonetheless convinced me to buy one sunny summer day while touring abroad. At home, this prize is stored away— a souvenir, … More French Soap
“Take a deep breath and exhale slowly. Mentally picture all tiredness, tension, and fatigue leaving you. Visualize that a wave of golden light is entering you at the top of your head and passing throughout your entire body.” — Frederick Lenz “Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair.” — Susan Polis … More Light waves
Sometimes you need to stop worrying, planning and just relax, release and let go.” — Unknown * * * Unwinding on a hot summer day in Farm River swimming hole, Branford, CT. Photo © 2015, compliments of Jane Kelsey.