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Stop the Stress Before it Stops You!

The two major keys to getting along with family, friends and anyone else are self-control and self-confidence. These intentionally developed character traits let a person respond to stress, not to merely react to it. That’s the difference between a superior character and someone who leaves a lot of unhappy people all around them. Now that […]

Turning Triggers into Obligatory Treadmills versus Stepping off at Will

Turning Triggers into Obligatory Treadmills versus Stepping off at Will

Some colleges are offering “safe spaces” and “sanctuaries” where students can 1) Cry about the things they don’t like, and 2) Be sheltered from instructors or fellow students whose ideas they dislike. Those ideas, and the words used to describe them, are called “Triggers.” They allegedly set off a negative emotional reaction in snowflakes, a […]

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Aren’t Stress and Anxiety the Same Thing?

It’s exasperating to read a teasing question in the title to an article, and then have to plod all the way to the end of it for an answer. Let’s prevent the nuisance: The answer is “No. Stress and anxiety are not the same thing. They have subtle but important differences.” Defining Stress Stress is […]

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Stress: Top Tips to Tackle Every Day Stress

Every day stress is extremely common. It is easy to encounter many people in your day, irrelevant of where you meet them, and hear them tell you that they feel ‘stressed’. What is the cause of this stress? Well for each person it may be a different cause. It could be an unplanned visit from […]

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Stress: The Vital Question to Ask Yourself

Stress is an annoyance and sometimes even a handicap to reaching quality of life, but what can we do about it? There is one vital question to ask yourself in any situation that is stressful. That question is, “Can I do anything about this?” If you answer yes to that question, then that is fantastic. […]

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Work Related Stress

Do you find yourself losing concentration in work meetings? Are you more tired than usual? Do you find it difficult to create time for yourself to take breaks? You may be suffering from work related stress. In today’s world employees have more demands on them than ever before, but that can leave you feeling depleted […]

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Proven Strategies for Controlling Anger

Happy people don’t dwell on anger, and that’s the main issue when it comes to strategies for controlling anger. But some people are born with a tendency to be angry, other people develop a persistent anger. Anger, and dwelling on it, seems so normal justified in specific situations to such people. It’s a mystery to […]

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5 Natural Remedies That Can Help to Alleviate Stress

Exercise, sunshine, strong happy hugs and sound nutrition can improve your mood by promoting balanced hormone levels. They promote the creation of happiness-promoting chemicals called endorphins, dopamine, oxytocin and serotonin. They are natural anti-depressants, lowering your level of unhappiness while raising your smile. So does having a pet whose company you enjoy. Get walking with […]

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The Most Important Techniques for Correctly Managing Your Stress

The most important techniques for managing your stress are multifaceted: 1) Keeping things in perspective, 2) Re-thinking your pose, breathing and body language, including your facial expressions, and 3) Nurturing yourself. Keeping things in perspective means that you consider troubling situations from many perspectives: Yours, that of the people involved with the situation at hand, […]

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Stress Management: Tips from Certified Life Coaches

Life coach Dr. Leah Gniwesch responded to a series of questions and shared other insights into stress management to benefit e-counseling.com’s readership. Read on to find her stress management tips plus others that might prove helpful to you. [YG] What is your definition of stress from a life coaching​perspective and what are your Top Tips for […]