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for someone you care about in the present. Of course this is easier at certain times than at others. With practice you will be able to recognize the thoughts and feelings that bring you down and shift your focus to something that doesn’t leave you with negative or depressed feelings. When this is done from the heart and not just the mind, then you are transforming feelings—not repressing them.

Emotional self-maintenance is an important part of the recovery process. We can save lots of energy with this practice and it can be especially helpful in preventing or softening some of the normal depression that accompanies an emotional setback. With self-compassion and patience, you can emerge from the depths of challenging times with more confidence, especially if you connect with the strength that comes from truly putting your heart into the intention to move forward. When you approach your situation with humility and genuine care, it activates the power of your heart, which quickens your recovery and re-stabilization.

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Deborah Rozman, Ph.D., is President and CEO of the for-profit Quantum Intech Inc (dba HeartMath Inc.) Deborah has been deeply committed to awareness development and personal growth for 40 years. Deborah is co-author with Doc Childre of Transforming Anger, Transforming Stress, Transforming Anxiety, Transforming Depression and Stopping Emotional Eating.

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7:20PM PDT on May 13, 2012

thanks

12:17PM PDT on May 10, 2012

Thanks!

11:07AM PDT on May 9, 2012

If stress would burn calories, I'd be in great shape! ;-)

10:15AM PDT on May 9, 2012

good reminders...related to #1, consuming news here on Care2 permits one to blend good news with the bad and control when we experience it (e.g., timing for when relatively stronger) to minimize impacts...

9:41PM PDT on May 8, 2012

Thanks.

9:40PM PDT on May 8, 2012

Thanks.

8:40PM PDT on May 8, 2012

Gardening and walking are great ways to get rid of stress!

6:19PM PDT on May 8, 2012

Thanks

3:54PM PDT on May 8, 2012

Thanks.

2:58PM PDT on May 8, 2012

Excellent points to keep in mind if you're stressed.

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