Often, my first thought of the day is: "There's something wrong with me."
What a cheery way to start the day, right? 🤦♀️
This is what I would call a "thought error" - a thought that is erroneous... false... not true.
So, I decided I'd had enough and chose a new thought: "It's possible that something's right with me."
Simply considering the possibility that one thing could be right with me MOVED me mentally and into action physically.
So I wondered... what could "It's possible..." do for you?
Sometimes I want to bury my head in the sand, wishing all of life's constant demands - like challenging relationships, my endless list of things to do, and housecleaning - would go away. Life just gets plain overwhelming sometimes. Doesn't it?
If you're nodding your head "yes," then I'm sure, like me, you've asked yourself, "Why do I get so stressed out? What can I do about it?"
The "why" question requires some self-reflection, but the "what" question can easily be answered with advice from my friend Sherron, who says: "Stop trippin'! This is ridiculous. Re-DI-rect!"
In other words, developing a healthy response to stress is the quickest way to relieve the feeling of being overwhelmed.
Change your response to stress with three simple steps:
For some, the last step can be the most challenging because we're not sure what our priorities are or should be. If you get hung up here, let's talk or leave a comment below.
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