When the going gets tough.. The tough get going...... True na.?
If you notice that your stress levels are spiking due to external events, it may backfire if you become more determined to overcome them and escalate your efforts. For example, if you are up against your day-to-day stressors and a couple more things get added by life, don't get tougher. Relax.
There is a good biological reason for this. It is wise to pause and lasso your energy before you expend it and suffer the consequences, such as ill health. Don't underestimate the power of self-control through relaxation during the game of life. And don't make the mistake of minimizing the process of meditation and controlled breathing as a technique that has the power to transform your life.
Our "fight or flight" response is a built in nervous system phenomenon that generally is thought to be automatic. To a very great degree, it is. But there is much scientific evidence that our responses to life that we have been taught are automatic can actually be controlled. We see this thro ...more