20 Simple Ways to Reduce Stress

20 Simple Ways to Reduce Stress by Eileen Burns #TheWellnessUniverse #WUVIP #ReduceStress

Are You Struggling with Stress? Finding it difficult to switch off or relax?

Chronic NEGATIVE STRESS is not a natural state of being, it is a state of di-stress. Chronic stress can leave you feeling out of control, vulnerable, exhausted and a huge list of other unwanted symptoms.

Now the physiological STRESS response is an innate survival response to any event or situation that may cause us harm or danger. But modern day stress is more based on F.E.A.R. false evidence appearing real. The fight or flight reaction, an over response to every day uncomfortable situations. This is often triggered by beliefs, conditioning, memories and unhealthy thinking patterns we have taken on from early as childhood.

Chronic stress is when someone finds it difficult to switch off and relax. They have usually been suffering from a constant state of stress, in a state of hyperarousal over long periods of time. With the right steps, you can encourage the body back into harmony and balance.

Here are 20 Simple Ways to Reduce Stress Starting Today:
  1. START Your Day from A Calm Space

Even a short meditation technique can help you start your day in a calm, peaceful state

  1. LET GO of Control

When you recognise you can’t control everything and the universe has a far better plan for you. You stop putting any unnecessary pressure on yourself.

  1. BE in The Moment

Stop focusing on the future or living in the past. Give your full awareness to the here and now.

  1. Prioritise

Focus on what is important, ask yourself daily is this of vital importance? Is it a want, a need?

  1. Distractions

Remove and switch off distractions such as your phone when you can.

  1. Take Breaks

Make sure you take regular breaks throughout the day away from your work, away from demanding challenges.

  1. Exercise

Even a short walk around the garden or workplace can help you reduce stress.

  1. Stay Hydrated

Make sure you drink plenty of clean pure water throughout the day. Dehydration can seriously add stress to our bodily functions.

  1. Avoid Stimulants

Stimulants such as caffeine, sugar, aspartame play havoc with our bodies hormones and sugar levels.

  1. Be Grateful

Gratitude is a powerful way to encourage a more positive healthy attitude, which increases our stress resistance.

  1. Detach from Drama

Remove yourself when you can from conversations and situations that feed the drama.

  1. Unhealthy Thinking

Become aware of negative and distorted beliefs and thinking patterns. This helps loosen the grip of unhealthy habits that feed chronic anxiety and stress.

  1. Time Management

Learn how to manage your time and tasks more effectively. There are so many useful apps to help you manage your time and daily activities more effectively.

  1. Ask for Help

No man is an island. We all need help, support, and resources. Get the right expert advice or tools. Hire a Stress Management Expert.

  1. Make Your Health #1 Priority

Poor health plays havoc with the mind, body, and emotions. Make sure your health is your number one priority to maintain the greatest stress resilience.

  1. Practice Meditation

Regular meditation practice is the most powerful and effective way to reduce chronic anxiety.

  1. Laugh

Don’t take life and yourself too seriously. Try and see the funny side of the most challenging situations.

  1. Self-Love

Make sure you give yourself lots of self-love and self-care on a daily basis.

  1. Understand Stress

When you recognise and understand STRESS is simply FEAR, you start becoming more aware that your symptoms of stress are just a physiological reaction to a belief you have surrounding a particular situation. It allows the mind to loosen the grip of repeated reactions as we recognise it is simply an act of False Evidence Appearing Real.

  1. Understand Your Not Superhuman

Recognise and accept you are fabulously human. And that means you are not here to be everything to everyone. You are here to be YOU and love YOU.

One of the most powerful ways to move from a state of doing to BEING is meditation and one of the most powerful and ancient ways to help you access this is by becoming aware of the breath.

I am giving you FREE access to my Traditional Breathing Meditation mp3 today!

– Eileen

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