Self-Care Support Blog

What Are Your Stress Triggers?

 
Today we live in a very hectic society that thrives on instant gratification, and practically everyone is starting to feel the burn - enough that it can no longer be swept under the rug. 
 
Stress levels are on full blast, as everything must be done fast and achieved faster.
 
It’s akin to living in a pressure cooker!  Either you learn to let off steam, or you’ll explode… metaphorically.  And literally speaking, stress has been linked to at least 6 of the major causes of death.

Types of Stress

To some degree and in small amounts, certain types of stress and tension are good for us.  They stimulate the hormone cortisol, which then influences the fight-or-flight response; without these responses, we wouldn't be alert to danger. 
 
Healthy stress is called 'Eustress' ... which means relatively minor stress on an occasional basis.  This type of stress kicks in when you’re about to give a speech or any...
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What Do You Need Most...?

One of the most crucial steps in nurturing your self-care practice involves the work of exploring what you need most, in every single area of your life. This is such an important step, it can be considered the cornerstone of your entire practice.

What do you need right now in your home life?.. work life?.. love life?.. friends?  What do you need more or less of?  What do you need most in order to create a life you truly appreciate living? 

It takes a great deal of honesty to get down the grit on this, and start asking yourself these types of questions.

If we don’t take upon the task of tending to tend our deepest needs, it is almost impossible to achieve our most important life goals.  We can keep riding the hamster wheel, looping forever... watching our days, months and years melt away into infinity while we say...

"Maybe next year I'll start that project, get a different job, end (or start) that relationship - I'm too busy to deal with it right now!"

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Small Choice ~ Big Habit

 

If you would like to access the full version of these reports or ebooks: 

"Small Choice ~ Big Habit"
"Self-Care Strategies For Taking Excellent Care of... You"

As well as many more self-care resources including 
printables, journals, worksheets, ebooks, video courses and more;
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Get Them All HERE

 

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