How to Cope With Stress in Life With 21 Tips

Mon, Nov 22, 2010

Self Improvement

How to Cope With Stress in Life With 21 Tips

Stress can be created by a change of environment that is perceived by the individual as challenging, threatening or damaging invariably causing a disturbance to the equilibrium of the individual.

Stressors Can be….

1. Psychosocial changes; such as accidents, a loved one had been attacked, changes in the economy with negative impacts, moving homes, lost of jobs and basically all sorts of life events.

2. Physiologic Changes; will include changes within the body which evoke stress and this could be via an infection, drugs, genetic disorders, hypoxia, poor nutrition and many more.

How Do People Respond to Stress?

1. Fight of Flight: This is a physiologic response to stress it’s a preparation our body to “fight” or “flee” from the perceived attack, harm or threat to our survival or equilibrium.

2. Hardiness Personality: is our ability to resist the effect of stress by showing the below characteristics;

a. Develop a sense of commitment to work and life which invariably provides you with a sense of satisfaction.

b. Have a sense of control- by not being helpless

c. And you can Increase your Hardniess personality, by spending less time in front of the TV and more time building hobbies, interest and setting time aside to do things you want, enjoy and taking calculated risks.

21 Tips  to Reduce Stress

1. Practise relaxation

2. Make use of groups and social support services

3. Regular exercise

4. Eat Good food make sure its proper nutrition

5. Employ Effective communication and time management

6. Use Mediation

7. Build and Enhance your Spiritual life

8.Eliminate negative thoughts

9. Self Hypnosis

10. Take Regular Breaks

11. Own a pet

12. Be a Problem solver and enhance those skills

13. Practice good, deep breathing techniques

14. Help others

15. Have Goals

16. Listen to music

17. Laugh

18. Play

19. Forgive

20. Be an agent of peace

21. Love, Hug a friend Now!

Please Note….

You cannot solve a problem with the same mind that created it~ Albert Einstein.

Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom ~ Victor Frankl.

And don’t Forget to..

Give your stress wings and let it fly away~Terri Guillemets.

 

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READING RESOURCES

1.The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook

2.Complete Self Help for Your Nerves: Learn to Relax and Enjoy Life Again by Overcoming Fear

3.Ultimate Unwind: 25 Minutes of Pure Relaxation (Space To Be – Health and Happiness Range)

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One Response to “How to Cope With Stress in Life With 21 Tips”

  1. nothingprofound Says:

    Fatima-so many good suggestions. I notice for myself, lots of diverse interests, taking time to relax, and regular exercise are all great dispersers of stress.

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