Perception influences stress. This is critical to understand in order to reduce stress. Put another way, change your perception of stress and stress itself changes.
William James, the father of American psychology, phrased it this way, “The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” Understanding this and the fact that the brain cannot hold two active perceptions at the same time helps reduce stress..
The opening paragraph of my book, “Discipline Without Stress,” deals with mindsets and perceptions.
It sets the stage for the entire book because what people perceive influences how they think and act.
Here is an exercise you can experience suggesting the power of perception.
First, close your eyes … >>> READ MORE >>> →
PROMOTING RESPONSIBILITY & LEARNING
Volume 16 Number 6 June 2016
Newsletter #179 Archived
IN THIS ISSUE:
- Promoting Responsibility
- Increasing Effectiveness
- Improving Relationships
- Promoting Learning
- Discipline without Stress (DWS)
- Reviews and Testimonials
When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion
This quotation is from Chapter 25, “Dealing with Difficult People,” of my book in process (26 of 27 chapters completed), “LIVE WITHOUT STRESS: HOW TO ENJOY THE JOURNEY.”
If you are interested in learning more about the book and reading a free chapter, view here. If you would like to be informed when this book is available, just send email to mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org with … >>> READ MORE >>> →