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Are Your Thoughts Helpful?

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Are Your Thoughts Helpful?

Rethink, as a line of defense against stress, focus on what your mind tells you about potential stressors and your ability to cope with them. Since your stress response is triggered by what your mind tells you about potential stressors and your ability to cope with them it makes sense to pay close attention to your stressful thoughts. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not asking you to psychoanalyze yourself and try to figure out “why” you  think the way you do about things in your life that stress you out. What I want you to do is start noticing whether or not your thoughts...

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Common Thinking Traps Related to Stress

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Common Thinking Traps Related to Stress

In my book Stress Less, Live More  I discuss ten common thinking traps related to stress. Thinking traps are stereotypical ways of viewing potentially stressful situations that often lead to stress. I want to share three of my favorite thinking traps with you in this post. The “I Can Figure it All Out in My Head” Trap One of the most common thinking traps is the “I Can Figure it All Out in My Head” trap.  The name is pretty self-explanatory as this trap revolves around the mistaken belief that you can control your stress-related pain and suffering by figuring...

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How to Stop Negative Stressful Thinking Webinar

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How to Stop Negative Stressful Thinking Webinar

How to Stop Negative Stressful Thinking Webinar In this webinar I talk about how to stop negative stressful thinking. If you are worried and want to know how to cope with anxiety, you’ll enjoy I compare your painful emotions like worry and anxiety to the wind, waves, and powerful tides that accompany storms . Powerful emotions, like powerful storm effects, can turn things upside down. Like the calm that follows the storm, your mind can also calm down after your emotional storm if you let troubling thoughts and painful emotions pass over. Enjoy the video? Leave your comments and...

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How to Stop Negative Stressful Thinking

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How to Stop Negative Stressful Thinking

In this video I talk about how to stop negative stressful thinking.   If you are troubled by unhelpful negative thinking and troubling emotions like fear, worry, and anxiety, you’ll love this video. In it I compare your troubling thoughts and painful emotions to the wind, waves, and powerful tides that accompany storms.   Troubling thoughts and painful emotions are powerful and like powerful storm effects, they can turn things upside down. Like the calm that follows the storm, your mind can also calm down after your emotional storm if you let troubling thoughts and painful emotions...

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Conquer Stress by Changing the Way You Think About it Free Webinar

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Conquer Stress by Changing the Way You Think About it Free Webinar

To get control of your runaway mind and the stress response it triggers you must remember one thing: The stress response is really a response to threat triggered by your mind. Threat today comes in many forms; a new boss, an unexpected bill, your daughter doesn’t come home or call in by her curfew, you mother slips and falls and breaks her hip, your best friend says something nasty about you on social media, etc, etc. A key first step in learning how to rethink your stress is becoming more aware of what your mind tells you about threat, and your ability to cope with it. What your mind...

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