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When you feel overwhelmed, ask yourself if what you have to do is necessary. Depending on the answer reschedule, drop it or continue.
Keep in mind what’s the most important thing to get done, what could be postponed and what could be done by someone else. It’s not about ignoring tasks, it’s about refocusing.
Lesson learned analysis is a process used to learn from the past and improve in the future. It helps clear out regret from past events.
Do that by asking yourself these three questions:
Use the STOP acronym to remember the process. Stop what you’re doing. Take a breath. Observe what’s going on around you. Proceed. Awareness brings more intentionality and exercises your attention spam.
Deep breathing is a rhythmic repetitive motion and it helps to remove mental chatter because it can be done whenever and wherever you wish. As you breathe, put your hand on your stomach; if your hand is moving in and out you’re doing it right.
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Breathwork includes ensuring you breath with your diaphragm, rather than the movement of your chest. It will fill your lungs with more air while also slowing the pace of your breathing.
Right breathing can have a profound effect on calming the mind quickly and can act as a speed ramp into the meditation practice by getting you to that place of no-thought.
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We worry because our pre-conditioned mind cannot be left alone. Like a motor that cannot be switched off, the mind keeps running, performing background thinking at all times.
Studies show people would rather prefer to be electrocuted with mild electric shocks than to just sit in a room doing nothing.
Mindfulness is a practice of observing our mind's activity and is the antidote to worry.
Mindfulness results in increased attention, better working memory, and an awareness of mind while enriching the neural connections of the brain.
Exercise. Research suggests many of the benefits of exercise come in the first 20 minutes.
Reach out. In-person interactions cause your body to produce a bunch of hormones that counteract the “flight or flight” response.
Maintain a balanced lifestyle.
Take notes of what tends to stress you outso you can better control your reaction.
Set the right expectations. Treat stress like an inevitable part of your life. You’re not trying to erase stress, you’re simply trying to cope with it.