New research reveals that stress makes you slower to identify threats. To understand this, it helps to learn more about stress and how it impacts you. Stress disrupts how you think. This article explains how stress affects you and why it’s important to reduce it with common sense practices.
What you pay attention to creates your life. Your focus is fundamental to your relationships, your personal and professional lives. The good news is that your attention is a resource you can manage with some practice.
It can be difficult to remain upbeat when other people around you are upset and dissatisfied. You have to learn how to balance empathy with taking care of yourself. This article gives you some ideas on how to create strategies to deal with the different types of complaining people.
You already have the best tool within you to achieve your goals. It’s your brain. It’s wired to help you succeed, but you have to know how to use it. When you learn how to activate it properly, not only will you be more successful, but you’ll feel less stressed and more in control.
By understanding the neurochemistry of your brain, you’ll discover how to motivate yourself and stay focused. This book is fill with exercises to lead you step-by-step to get started on a new pathway to getting the life you want. In addition, you’ll learn how to adjust your moods and become more positive.
This book is a delightful, easy to read manual to help you take small, steady steps to change your behavior and improve your results. The author’s mantra throughout the book is “start small, start now.” All those tiny steps will propel you to wonderful shifts in your life. Although the book is directed towards businesspeople, it can help anyone who wants to maximize their potential.
Achieving goals is more than just staying the course and taking action. It has to do with your brain. Your brain likes the feeling of reward when you accomplish a task. The more you succeed, the more you’re motivated, encouraged and inspired. Learn what kind of goals to set to keep your brain happy and ultimately create more success.
You are in control of your mood by what you focus on. And you can turn a positive mood on or off, like a switch. Sustaining positive emotions is key to your sense of well being. Learn how you can take charge of your emotions and improve your well being.
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Affirmations are a way of re-programming your beliefs, attitudes and thinking. As a result, they can change the course of your life. This article explores some of the science and benefits of them. It also suggests affirmations for various types of people and conditions. In addition, it has other resources and meditation videos to help you improve your life.
Behaving optimistically makes things better even when we feel bad. Optimism isn’t only about attitude, it’s about behavior. When you act as if you’re optimistic, the outcomes lead to a better mood. To help you stay positive, use the 3 strategies she suggests.
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The pandemic and shut-down have created sudden change in our society and world. To be able to emerge from this situation in a better condition than when you entered it, the way you think about it must change. Here’s a short meditation to help you shift your attitude and look forward to a better future.
you for joining me. I’d like to share a short guided meditation to help you
emerge from this restrictive situation in a better condition than you were when
you entered it. I’m Linda-Ann Stewart, a vision strategist and hypnotherapist.
pandemic and shut-down have created sudden change in our society and world.
Many of these changes are going to be temporary and some are going to be
permanent. Life is always changing, but usually it does so at a slightly slower
pace. This one has happened almost overnight.
you get stuck in fear or negativity, then it’s likely you not going to be able
to respond in a productive way. When you can think differently about a
situation, this causes you to make different decisions and act in a way that’s
more beneficial for you. That’s what this guided meditation is designed to help
you to do.
you’d like, close your eyes. If not, just lean back, relax and listen.
is full of change. Any change is messy and uncomfortable to go through, but it
generally leads to a better world. It’s human nature to resist change, but
change happens anyway.
sooner you can get to a level of acceptance of the change, the easier it will
be for you to adapt to what’s happened. You accept the reality of change now,
and make choices that improve your ability to adjust to the changes.
shift into responding to the situation in a safe and positive way, taking care
of your health and well being. You open up to new knowledge and understanding
that helps propel you forward.
have the ability to come through this situation stronger and better than
before. Your inner resources find a way to create a wonderful, improved life
that the situation is a transition to a new, and better reality for you. You
may not understand how it could be better, but just imagine being in the
future, and you feel wonderful.
looking back, into the past, and being satisfied that you have come through it
happier, healthier and more whole. And now you look into the future that is
brighter and better than you could ever have imagined.
guided meditation such as this can help you keep your thoughts positive and
open the way for a better life. Take the ideas from the meditation and use it
every day to support you in your next steps to your future.
If you’d to achieve a 90-day goal more easily, download my free comprehensive Strategic Vision blueprint at www.Linda-AnnStewart.com/setyourcourse.html. You’ll receive the blueprint, as well as a video of that walks you through it with tips and directions to support you in you in accomplishing your goal.
Thank you for watching. Please, stay safe and stay well.
“Good appears in every aspect of my life. There is no area that is untouched. My mind, my body, and all of my affairs are all flooded by a greater abundance, harmony, and power.”
By placing your attention on allowing every good thing to come to you, you’re automatically raising your consciousness to accept more good. That good can be anything you desire. It’s available to you now, you simply have to open your mind to encompass it.
When some difficult situation comes up, the automatic response is to react to it from an habitual place. Instead, use it as a way to practice your spiritual beliefs. Look for the silver lining, use compassion, seek understanding, view it from a broader perspective in relationship to your whole life. This isn’t easy, especially when challenges bring up fear, anger or guilt. Take a mental step back, out of the trees, so that you can see the forest. In doing so, you’ll raise your consciousness and encourage your subconscious mind to discover the blessing in the situation.
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During this crisis, people are feeling stuck, stressed and off balance. It’s hard to think clearly or to know what you can do that’s productive and positive. So most people just remain immobilized. Here’s a simple strategy you get you back in control, reduce your stress, and allow you to regain your balance.
you for joining me. I’m Linda-Ann Stewart, a vision strategist. Today, I’d like
to talk a little bit about how you can reduce some of the stress you may be
feeling as a result of our current crisis. We’re in unknown territory.
is feeling out of their depth and off balance. They’re worried about their
health and that of their loved ones, worried about finances, and uncertain
about how long this crisis will last. All of this worry and uncertainty causes
stress. And with stress, it’s hard to make rational decisions. We react, and
can’t think clearly of how to respond in a productive way.
it’s human nature to either fight, freeze or try to flee from the danger. We
either feel angry, immobilized or fearful. It’s nature’s way of helping us deal
with a threat, right? Well, we can’t fight a virus. I mean hand-to-hand combat.
And we certainly can’t flee from it while we’re quarantined, can we? However, people have complained the most to me about feeling
frozen, stuck or helpless.
way out of feeling stuck is to move, to actively do something positive. There
are a lot of things you can’t control or do anything about right now. But what
can you control? You can control your actions and attention. So focus on what
you can do, just one thing you can do.
one positive thing can you do today that will make you feel like you
accomplished something? It could be as simple as taking a shower, changing out
of your pajamas or changing a light bulb. That’s your first step. When you get
one thing done, no matter how small, it will give you encouragement to do
something else. You could reach out to a loved one or friend. Send a greeting card.
Try out a new recipe. Do something creative.
you take action, it becomes easier to do it again. Feeling in control reduces
the feelings of stress, which means you’ll be able to think more clearly. You
may be able to plan for what’s next. Who knows? You might even end up cleaning
out the garage. Maybe. No pressure. But even if you don’t achieve that massive
task, you will still have been able to regain your sense of balance, by just
doing one thing at a time.
If you’d to achieve a 90-day goal more easily, download my free comprehensive Strategic Vision blueprint at www. Linda-AnnStewart.com/setyourcourse.html. You’ll receive the blueprint, as well as a video of that walks you through it with tips and directions to support you in you in accomplishing your goal.
Thank you for watching. My wish for you is to stay well, physically, mentally and emotionally.
To open your mind and unlimit your thinking, consider, “What if?” What if things flowed smoothly for you? What if opportunities fell in your lap? What if what you thought was a disaster turned out to be the best thing that could have happened? Play with the possibilities to unstick your mind from the rut it’s in. Don’t be attached to any of the ideas you come up with, just daydream to lift your energy and get it moving again.