Stress Relief Isn’t Always About Stress Reduction

Susan Brumbaugh
6 min readApr 27, 2021

Stress is a fact of life, so let’s learn to work with it and drop the struggle.

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When I lead group meditations, a frequent request is for something to help with stress. None of us want to have stress or be stressed, but it does come with being human, doesn’t it? We all want to be relieved from stress but, of course, it is a reality and everyone experiences it.

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Susan Brumbaugh

Susan Brumbaugh is a criminal justice researcher who telecommutes, a licensed counselor, a mindfulness meditation practitioner, and a perpetual learner.