Individual short stories you can purchase as PDF and audio downloads. Only $2.95 each! New stories posted regularly for you and your family! (Topics and recommended age groups will be listed for each story. Corresponding study guides for personal reflection and group discussions will be listed separately.)
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Another Day- $2.95
Still dreaming about what you want to be when you grow up? This children’s story is appropriate for grade school through mid life crisis! Its topic is setting goals, taking actions and overcoming obstacles in order to reduce stress and make your dreams come true. Tomorrow is just another day to dream your life away unless some effort is made to define and achieve your unique purpose today.
It’s the Thought that Counts- $2.95
Want to start teaching fiscal responsibility to your kids before they go into debt? This children’s story is appropriate for grade school through mid life crisis. Its topic is mature thinking about money and financial matters. (Grown ups may want to read and reflect on No Laughing Matter as a contrast to this story which may be found in the stress reduction home study guide called Why Americans Find it Difficult to Relax.)
The Elevator Man – $2.95
This story is recommended for those of us who want to have it all under control. Its purpose is awareness of where our thinking can lead if we are not willing to accept and find humor in the ebb and flow of everyday life. (Recommended for adults.)
The Man Whose Head Was on Backwards – $2.95
Are you stuck in the past? Maybe a ballerina can set you free! (This modern fable is recommended for adults. Its topic is post traumatic stress and stress reduction techniques.)
The Woman Who Turned Into a Box – $2.95
Are you boxing yourself in? This modern fabel is a serious look at what appears to be a funny problem. Its topic is the relationship between fear and hoarding, and the loving care required for stress reduction and recovery.
A Voice From the Past – $2.95
Ever hear your parent’s words coming out of your mouth? Stress reduction techniques in this story focus on retraining our minds in order to achieve better relationships and more positive outcomes for our efforts. (This modern fabel is a comedy-drama about neuro-linguistic programming best suited for teens and grown ups of all ages.)
Just Make Lemonade – $2.95
Looking for a way to make some money? So is Jeremy. He has an idea, but no experience. Come learn about personalities and business development together with this fifth grader and his mom! (This children’s story is appropriate for grade school through mid life crisis. Its topic is perfectionism and personal satisfaction. The contrasting story for reflection for grown ups is The Elevator Man.)
Recipe for Delight – $2.95
Are diet and exercise the real key to health and happiness? This vignette is designed to give a quick overview of the contrast of the American and Mediterranean diet and lifestyle. Its corresponding stress reduction workshop and home study guide is The Mediterranean Diet: More than Just a Menu. It focuses on the effects of diet and lifestyle on health and well being. (This story is recommended for adults.)
The Angry Dragon Home Study – $2.95
Ever feel like you have smoke coming out of your ears? Maybe you have a dragon in your head! Come read this story and study guide to see what the doctor orders. (This fable is recommended for adults. It illustrates the stress response and stress reduction techniques in a humorous fashion. A good read for those of us who need a good laugh for relief from fear, anger or the compulsions which accompany them.)
The Ocean of Possibilities – $2.95
Are you drowning in an ocean of possibilities with no direction in your life? That’s where Julie finds herself after she graduates from high school. (This modern fable is recommended for teens and adults. Its topic is stress reduction through clarity, self care and focus in order to overcome overwhelm.)
Its Important to Know Who Your Friends Are – $2.95
Are you bored? Ted was looking for excitement, but he didn’t know who his friends were. (This short story is recommended for adults. It’s topic is stability boredom and stress reducing remedies.)
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