“Nothing is as unreliable as fear, and yet people rely on it over and over again“D. Chopra
Quote of the week:
“If you make a mistake, be gentle on yourself and encourage yourself to learn from it, let go and move on.”
Source: Brahma Kumaris
Here are some tips for reducing stress
Prepare as much in advance. This can be cooking, cleaning, shopping or decorating will ease the load
Keep things in perspective
When something causes you stress,
ask yourself ‘Does this really matter?’
Minimise stressful situations when possible,
if you don’t like to have too many people in your home during this time, limit the number who can come.
Don’t be afraid to no. You are in control of what is happening in your life.
Take a Break
Even if its 10 minutes for a coffee, taking time out for you will make you feel refreshed
Practice breathing deeply.
relieves stress, gets rid of negative feelings and improves your fitness.
What tips have you got for reducing stress? Tell me about a time you were under stress and how you dealt with it.
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