It’s National Stress Awareness week so I thought I would share a blog post on some of the things that have helped me over the years.
You’re stressed. A 10-day tropical vacation might be just what the doctor ordered. Unfortunately, you’re out of vacation time, and your bank account is a little light. Luckily, you can de-stress yourself quickly and effectively. You won’t need a passport or a healthy bank account.
Stress isn’t only damaging to your mental state. It can harm your health, too. Avoid driving yourself through your discomfort. Address it directly Learning to soothe your stress, effectively and by yourself, is an important skill. It’s a skill that can be applied throughout life.
Let go of your stress and enjoy life more fully:
Stress is a part of life. It can’t be avoided, but how much you suffer is under your control. Add a few stress-busting tips to your psychological tool belt. Use them whenever you start to feel stressed. The best time to address stress is in the early stages. The quick application of an effective technique can increase your happiness and productivity.
If you are struggling with too much stress in your life, Hypnotherapy can really help you find freedom from it. Feel free to book a Hypnotherapy appointment here.
Also have a read through the following positive statements and ask yourself the self-reflection questions at the end.
The challenges in my personal and professional life are tough, but far from unbeatable. I use relaxation techniques to stay composed in the midst of stressful times.
My days begin with a session of quiet meditation or Qi Gong movement. Listening to my breath connects me to the power that is within me. I feel brave and capable when I acknowledge the chance at life that I am blessed with having.
Throughout each day I take a few moments to assess my mood and demeanor. Whenever I sense that I am becoming restless and irritated, I take a break from work, have a herbal tea and take time to simply enjoy drinking it.
Being present in each moment allows me to keep my attitude in check. Having command of how I respond to things is a key element in steering clear of stress.
Spending quality time with my friends eases the burden of difficult times. It helps to take my mind off the things that attempt to dampen my mood. When I think about the joy that my friends brings, I am instantly re-energized. My loved ones are my support system. They keep me grounded and smart when I am challenged.
Today, I realize that I am only as stressed out as I allow myself to be. I am committed to using relaxation techniques on a daily basis. Making time for reflection and balance helps to develop coping mechanisms for unfavorable situations.
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