Between politics, a pandemic, and the responsibilities of everyday life, most people are looking for ways to reduce stress. They are feeling overwhelmed, burnt out, and as if they are on an emotional roller coaster. Rather than turning to unhealthy coping mechanisms, such as drinking, smoking, or overeating junk food, you can reduce stress by making some simple lifestyle changes.
Below is a list of 10 ways to start lessening the stress you feel. Before you read the list, realize that the goal is NOT to do all 10 things at once starting tomorrow. That would be unrealistic and would stress anyone out, myself included. Instead, pick one thing you could start weaving into your life right away. Once that … >>> READ MORE >>> →
Everyone needs some simple stress management strategies. Here are 5 easy, natural stress relief tips that enable you to de-stress immediately.
Stress Management Tip 1: Pivot
You see an accident and an emotion immediately erupts.
You hear a compliment and a nice feeling immediately follows.
You smell your morning coffee and you feel good.
You taste your favorite desert and a wonderful feeling follows.
You touch something soft and enjoy the feeling.
After each of the five senses an emotion follows.
Likewise, you think a negative thought and immediately become anxious.
The brain-body connection is such that feelings immediately follow our senses and our thoughts.
Note that you cannot stop emotions, but by changing your thinking you can redirect your … >>> READ MORE >>> →