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Lianda
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Christy,
Everyone has stress. But when you think about, you’ll realize that stress is really a reaction to an imagined negative result.
Consider this: Worried about losing a job? Then your mind is in the future, stressing about what bad possible outcomes can occur.

Although there are stressors that bother everyone, it’s your MINDSET that makes all the difference. If you tell yourself, “this is temporary”, “I CAN deal with this”…. it can make all the difference in your re-action (see that’s a word that tells you it’s a habitual response) to something that you feel is stressful.

Best methods to deal with stress: Positive attitude; focusing on gratitude; mindful eating: it nurtures you; and mindful slow yoga. And here’s a great TED talk that explains the science behind stress: http://www.heartfelt-stress-relief.com/mindset-
You can do it!

  • This reply was modified 10 years, 2 months ago by Lianda.
  • This reply was modified 10 years, 2 months ago by Lianda.