National Stress Awareness Day

16 Apr

Journalist Rocky the Squirrel here –

Keeping his paws on the nuts of the world –

Today April 16th is a day that Bacon’s mom can definitely wrap her arms around – National Stress Awareness Day.  This day was created in 1992 sponsored by  the Health Resource Network (HRN). They started this holiday to increase public awareness of the causes and cures of stress.  And we all know that stress can come from a variety of different reasons:  paying bills, work, children, schedules, car problems, friends – you name it and stress can come from it.  And here in the United States with taxes being due yesterday, what better day to have this holiday then today?

Today is the day to acknowledge that you are stressed out and then do something about it.  Go for a walk.  Try some meditation.  Try some exercise.  Do some yoga.  Just lay down and relax.  Just for a bit, don’t concentrate on the wrongs in your life but concentrate on the things that you have to be grateful for.  Shrug off this stress even if it is just for today.  I know this afternoon me and Bacon are going to try yoga.  Wish us luck – his downward pig pose is not something I’m looking forward to – chitter chatter!


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18 responses to “National Stress Awareness Day

  1. Kinley Westie

    04/16/2018 at 1:43 am

    I are a downward dog expert!

    • Piglove

      04/16/2018 at 11:21 am

      That’s such a fun position, right my friend? XOXO – Bacon

  2. sheilaenglehart

    04/16/2018 at 7:33 am

    Everything is better with Bacon on it! Go yoga Bacon!

    • Piglove

      04/16/2018 at 11:21 am

      aaww piggy blushes. Thank you my friend, I try to do them beside mommy. But usually mommy ends up in the twisted pretzel position. XOXO – Bacon

  3. Amy

    04/16/2018 at 7:50 am

    With U.S. Federal Income tax returns due today, I am sure that’s why today is national stress day, LOL.

    • Piglove

      04/16/2018 at 11:22 am

      Makes perfect sense doesn’t it sweet friend? XOXO – Bacon

  4. imagesbytdashfield

    04/16/2018 at 9:17 am

    I’m stressed and aware of it! 🙂

  5. cattitudechronicles

    04/16/2018 at 1:30 pm

    There’s also the stress of A SLEEPING CAN OPENER…..(*tummy rumbles*)

    • Piglove

      04/16/2018 at 2:04 pm

      OMP – YES!!! Or an unopened refrigerator. XOXO – Bacon

      • cattitudechronicles

        04/16/2018 at 3:05 pm

        Oh my Fleas! I don’t know which is worse!

  6. NylabluesMum

    04/16/2018 at 4:26 pm

    Fur LadyMum shee stayss inn our place a lot more now. Less contact with crazy peepull an shee iss less stressed. Now if mee could keep her healthee shee wood have even lesser stress!
    An mee snuggless her a lot an shee sayss mee iss a ‘stress ree-leever’!!!
    **nose bumpsss** Siddhartha Henry xXx

    • Piglove

      04/18/2018 at 1:22 pm

      You got it down pack my sweet nefkitty. We gotta take care of our humans. We’ve trained them too well not to… right? Snorts with piggy laughter. XOXO – Bacon

      • NylabluesMum

        04/18/2018 at 6:38 pm

        Oh Unccle Bacon mee LadyMum iss inn a werld of hert again….thee last moe-lar iss cracked 3 wyass an shee can not have it out fur a hole MONTH if shee goess with IV See-dation…..shee iss a wreck. Mee-yow about stress! This iss thee werst pain shee has been inn with her cracked moe-larss….mee iss berry worried! Shee iss on Aunty-bye-otickss…..mee iss purrayin they werk!

      • Piglove

        04/19/2018 at 9:21 am

        There is nothing like the pain of a tooth problem. Mom says she can so relate to that. The constant ache and sharp pains and then not being able to eat. Bless your LadyMum. I pray she gets through this time in a fast way. Hogs and snout kisses. XOXO – Bacon

      • NylabluesMum

        04/20/2018 at 6:05 pm

        Yur so rite Unccle Bacon about tooth pain. LadyMum has cried efurry nite fur 2 weekss inn agony!! Shee iss takin it one hour at a time….mee iss ‘on duty’!!! 😉

      • Piglove

        04/23/2018 at 9:30 am

        Oh no! That gives me such a sad sweet friend. I do hope she gets some relief soon. Poor Ladymum 😦 XOXO – Bacon

      • NylabluesMum

        04/27/2018 at 1:51 pm

        Iss Furiday now Unccle Bacon…tooth iss gone butt thee gum iss berry sore an no top stitchess an Ladymum iss a mess…cranky an week an barelee eatin….PHOOEY!!!

      • Piglove

        04/27/2018 at 2:03 pm

        Oh no! I’m so sorry sweet friend. Hopefully this will pass soon and Lady mum will be pain free. I keep my hooves crossed for her okay. XOXO – Bacon


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