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Regaining A Sense of Control

The most important thing when it comes to wanting to regain a sense of control within ourselves is that we must practice how to change our focus from the things we are unable to control to the ones that we can.

We have the tendency to focus on the threats and the problems that we've been given but we must remember that for the sake of our emotional wellbeing, our perception of reality is created by the focus of our attention.

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"Stress is not your enemy. You can take control of it or you can let it control you. The choice is yours".

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Our Relationships With Stress

Our Relationships With Stress

Every single one of us experiences stress on a daily basis. It is the mental and emotional strain that comes from needing to resolve demanding circumstances.

We have the capability to look into the future by anticipating behaviors and studying patterns, un...

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The Power of Your Beliefs

Our beliefs about stress is also a factor we have to consider. Since we see stress as a negative thing that we must avoid, it's only going to continue to threaten our health instead of perceiving it as something that is a normal part of life.

If we halt from the perceptio...

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Achieving Success with Stress

There is a way for us to be able to use stress as an element for our success. When we intentionally push ourselves outside of our comfort zone and then set days where we rest, our capacity for stress actually increases therefore future difficulties would not seem like a bother, but instea...

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Psychological Immunity To Stress

Since the stress that we experience is based on our own perspective of anticipating the next events, we must then understand that every time we anticipate a threatening situation the body releases stress hormones in order for us to prepare and face the threat.

However, if...

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Keeping a sense of control

When we battle with unsolvable problems, we start to question our abilities. This creates feelings of helplessness that undermine our ability to succeed.

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The fear of losing control

The fear of losing control

This fear can be helpful, but only in moderation.

There are key areas of life that we can and should control, like our schedules, our self-perception and the words we speak, but there are things in life that are outside our control.

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Hormones control our food intake

We all need food to generate energy. Our body uses hormones that circulate in the blood to control our food intake.

Hormone levels change when we lose weight and are also the reason why most of us will regain the weight we lose.

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