Use Stress Management Tools To Live Life To Its The Fullest
By Javier Fuller
When you talk about the stress management tools, am I to presume that you know the root cause of your stress? When you take the tool kit to repair something, it is presumed that you have the capability to know the fault and you will use the tools to the needful end. Stress management tools are somewhat like that. They work better for you when you know about your stressors.
However, if you do not know the cause of your stress, the tools discussed in this article will still assist you in managing your stress. They will mainly help you reduce the level of stress.
You generally obtain stress at two places- at your office or home. Stress at one place reflects on the quality of life at the other place. Mind it, no one can provide you with total relief from stress. The tools and techniques to manage stress can only help you reduce the stress. But many of these techniques will help you substantially. Deep breathing is one such exercise.
Fill your chest completely, by inhaling deeply. Retain it for a while and then begin the process of exhaling slowly. Empty the contents of air completely. Do this exercise many a times.
Close your eyes gently. Bring before your mind's curtain, a pleasing sight, may be a waterfall, a snow-covered mountain, a green forest and concentrate on such images for several minutes. A surprising calm dawns in your mind.
To cope with stress, you need to understand what stress is? Stress is caused when you are thinking too much about a particular thing or situation. You are worrying over a matter, over which, actually you should not worry at all. Therefore, try to change your outlook. Stand near the door or a window, or move to the terrace of your building, and try to focus on something that is very far off. Think only about the object and nothing else.
Redirect your thought process away from the situation that has stressed you the most. When you change the thought process, action process is also changed. Take it towards a diversified subject. Take out the family album and scan through the pictures. Try to talk to your best friends, and engage in a long purposeless conversation. Do not discuss any serious topics.
As for the office, work with a relaxed approach. Know your limitations. You can work beyond your capacity for a day or two, but not on all days. Know the art of getting the things done through others, by delegating responsibilities.
Have a fresh and delightful approach. On each day, think that you are living a new life. Look at or imagine the glorious sunrise. How he comes afresh every morning forgetting the dark night of yesterday. Look at the sun and the moon. How they are working in tandem.
Each day is an opportunity to live life. Your correct thinking process is the greatest stress management tool. Nothing to beat it yet!
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