Psychology Today: “Lumos Solem” – Breaking Free From a Stress Cycle

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The great paradox of a stress cycle is that the harder you try to escape the tighter is its grip. Yet simply trying to relax and look dispassionately at one’s emotional distress is no more effective. Stuart Shanker’s blog post for Psychology Today describes how we can break free from a stress cycle and move forward.

Read the full article here.

Dr. Stuart Shanker is a Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Psychology from York University and the Founder & Visionary of The MEHRIT Centre, Ltd. Stuart has served as an advisor on early child development to government organizations across Canada and the US, and in countries around the world. Dr. Shanker also blogs for Psychology Today