You probably think I’m wacko, but it’s true – stress can be your best friend! Stress is actually a positive experience to be channeled to improve your life.
For instance, let me tell you about a small moment of stress I faced a few minutes ago.
Just before I boarded my flight from Phoenix to Seattle, I was talking to my husband Wade on my cell phone. Toward the end of our conversation, he told me how someone had commented on how the kids are dressed better when I’m around.
Now, I already know some of the things he’s taken the kids to church in…..YIKES!
But, then he proceeds to tell me how Maegan had syrup in her hair, and it was all tangled, and he couldn’t brush it out; so he took her over to the baby sitter that way anyway (uh-oh).
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Stress, America’s #1 health problem, is a leading cause of major illness. Heart disease, high blood pressure, and depression are just some of the harmful effects of stress. Research has shown that releasing stress and learning how to relax promotes a healthier, happier, and more fulfilling life.
Take this quiz and see how you rate on your stress level!
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1. Retrain your self-talk, to remove selfish from your vocabulary and replace it with self-care. In order for you to take care of the people you love you need to take care of yourself first. Friends, family, loved ones look to you as a model, make sure to model self-care, taking time to play, relax, and read. This is especially important for parents; this will give your children the confidence to have the same healthy behaviors.
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Your flights booked, and now it’s airport time. Airports can be stressful places nowadays, and these tips are designed for stress reduction…
* Leave home early
Airport stress starts the moment you leave home. Don’t sit in traffic watching minutes tick away. Aim to arrive at the airport two hours early (usually required for International flights). Then if there’s traffic delays, you’ve still got plenty of time.
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These days the one word stress can mean so many things to different people. We are constantly bombarded with all kinds of stress whether it be work stress, financial stress, school stress, poor health or relationship stress.
It almost seems impossible having to constantly juggle all your problems and issues by yourself on a day to day basis. Sometimes, you just want to scream for help because it can be so frustrating and overwhelming dealing with life’s pressures and expectations.
It is so important to manage your stress the right way or it may lead to anxiety and even depression if not tackled early. You need to learn stress relief techniques to help combat your stress and anxiety positively.
So How Can I Deal With My Stress Effectively?
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