The Power of an Irritation List

One of the best things I learned from Jack Canfield is to make an “irritation list.” To make an irritation list, you simply write down the things that are bothering you and then you work the list.

By July 5, 2011 15 Comments Read More →

Use Stress to Be Your Best

  When you’re under pressure and your mouth goes dry and your stomach knots, how do you feel? What if you could feel great?  You can turn this around in an instant.  The key is to distinguish between stress and anxiety.  Stress is your body’s response.  Anxiety is your cognitive response.  Anxiety is the enemy, […]

By September 17, 2008 8 Comments Read More →
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How To Use the Relaxation Response to Melt Away Stress

“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” — William James Do you have an effective technique for melting away your stress?   If you can dedicate 15 minutes a day, you can rejuvenate your body and sharpen your mind, as well as reduce stress-related symptoms, such as insomnia.  In […]

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Take a Worry Break

Do you let your problems bother you throughout the day or into the night? Consider taking a worry break.  Schedule a 1/2 hr each day to focus on all your problems.  This way you know you have a time and place to do your worrying.  In Shed 10 Years in 10 Weeks, Dr. Julian Whitaker […]

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Six Styles Under Stress

“Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.” — Hans Selye As you begin to feel unsafe in a conversation, you start down one of two unhealthy paths. You either move to Silence or Violence. Silence is where you withhold meaning from the pool.  Violence is where you try to […]

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