April is Stress Awareness Month, with National Stress Awareness Day designated as April 16th (the day after income taxes are due).
According to the American Psychological Association, more than 72% of all adults have experienced emotional or physical symptoms of stress in the last month with more than 62% of adults saying they have tried to reduce their stress levels over the last five years with little to no result. See the full study here.
Here at Harmony Moon, we are devoted to helping you live a gentler life including providing you with many resources to help manage stress. We offer meditation every week as well as many other stress-reducing classes and resources. See a sample here.
Finally, we leave you with a little helpful reminder whenever you're experiencing a stressful situation:
"When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure." (Peter Marshall)