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Snow Rage

A Newsday reporter took a video of two Long Island neighbors digging out of the latest snow storm to have slammed into the North East, which had barely recovered from a recent blizzard. Unfortunately, the fence between the two properties wasn’t tall enough, the way Robert Frost would have liked. The shoveling was quickly generating its own angry storm soon to explode in violence: “You shoveled snow into my backyard!” Can that beautiful white fluffy stuff falling from the sky wreak such havoc? This is similar to a case of road rage where a doctor from the Mayo Clinic actually killed a woman in a car accident because she cut him off on the road. Remorseful beyond description, he couldn’t explain why he lost it.

Be aware that stress is cumulative and will create a tipping point which could overwhelm when you least expect it. Most likely, you will feel hypervigilant - your animal senses on high alert with a powerful hormonal rush making you believe that you are both the judge and jury. However, this is the point where you are truly out of your mind and out of control.

The best ways to insulate yourself from snow rage:

For more information on managing your stress and reclaiming your life read my book, Addicted to Stress: A Woman's 7 Step Program to Reclaim Joy and Spontaneity in Life. To listen to archived radio shows with guest experts visit Turn On Your Inner Light Radio Show

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