Tag: stress

“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ― Amit Ray

Take a Deep Breath

Before you respond, take a deep breath. Before you conclude, take a deep breath. Before you get out of bed, take a deep breath. That deep breath makes you pause. It gives your incredible mind a chance to process. It also gives your brain a dose of oxygen to function well. Some situations require quick …

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"Destroy the idea that you have to be constantly working or grinding in order to be successful. Embrace the concept that rest, recovery, and reflection are essential parts of the progress towards a successful and happy life." - Zach Galifianakis

Resting Versus Idling

There’s a difference between resting and doing nothing. Rest is rejuvenating. It’s intentional downtime when your body and mind can do their housekeeping and regenerate. Idling is different. It’s waiting, maybe restlessly. It’s passing time, maybe while filling the mind with distractions. Not every single second of our lives needs to be super-duper intentional. But …

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Anxiety Is Like Second Hand Smoke

Some things just don’t need to be shared. Anxiety is one of them. We all need to vent from time to time, but when we find that our conversations are mostly complaints, it’s time to take a few breaths and reorient our thinking. Anxiety is energy Anxiety is a form of energy – and not …

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Why You Need To Meditate Right Now

You have 18,000 things running through your head, you’re stressed about work and family and friends and weddings and babies and budgets and car maintenance and bills and – shoot! You have to go to that really important thing that’s been on your mind for the past four days even though it’s happening tonight and you’re …

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3 Stress Management Tips That Will Save Your Life

The most annoying thing about stress is that it is so immediate, so urgent, and so dramatic. Stress blows life out of proportion and takes over our otherwise rational thinking. Oh stress, how we loathe thee. There’s plenty of good advice on how to deal with stress. And it all seems so simple, so obvious. …

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Monday Motivation: The Fear Beneath All Fears

How many times a day do you feel insignificant or not good enough? And how many times are you able to recover from such thinking? We all experience this nagging fear that we’re not important and that people will judge us negatively. This fear stops us dead in our tracks. It immobilizes us and prevents us from taking …

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