Stressful day? Find Your “Mindful Spot”!

You have more meetings than time to produce and your phone is going crazy with calls, emails and text messages. Pretty soon your head is spinning, your eating whatever is handy, and you’re getting a little snippy at the smallest inconvenience. Sound familiar?

What can you do to maintain your calm, get everything organized to continue being productive, and stay focused while your phone is ringing away? Find your mindful spot.

Your mindful spot is the place you can go to disengage yourself from the overwhelm, and put you into your peaceful calm.

Focus on things around you where you are right now, and breathe. Take a little stroll in the fresh air.

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Sing a happy song.

Do some positive self talk like:
“I am fully able to handle everything that comes my way with a positive attitude and successful outcome”.

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Organize, prioritize and make lists in the order of importance and when things need to be accomplished.

Think happy thoughts and …

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Most of all, Keep SMILING!

Mindfulness Reduces Stress

summer fruitsWhen your doctor tells you to make lifestyle changes, what does that mean? By now I think everyone knows the big changes to make:

  • Stop smoking,
  • cut out alcohol,
  • start exercising regularly,
  • eat a healthy diet of vegetables, fruits, lean meats and nuts.

One could do all of the above, and without working on reducing stress – or learning how to change your perception of things that cause you stress – your risk for stress related health issues will remain the same.

How do we get a handle on stress so that it no longer influences our health in a negative way? [Read more…]

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