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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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Understanding Unhelpful Stressful Thoughts

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Understanding Unhelpful Stressful Thoughts

The stress response is really a response to threat triggered by the mind. It has been with us since the dawn of creation and has helped us deal with primitive threats such as being attacked by saber-tooth tigers to modern ones like being stuck in rush-hour traffic. Your mind reacts to all threats the same way; it mobilizes energy to fight or flee. In the case of the saber-tooth tiger your primitive ancestors could do either (fight or flee). Once the threat was removed (they killed the tiger or escaped from it) the stress response shut down and after a short rest their bodies returned to...

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What is Your Mind Telling You About Stress?

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What is Your Mind Telling You About Stress?

Stress begins and ends with what your mind thinks about stress. Your mind constantly talks to you about threatening things (potential stressors)  and your ability to cope with them. Sometimes what it tells you is an accurate picture of the threat they pose and your ability to cope with it. Most of the time however, your mind is not thinking clearly about stress and your ability to cope with it. This usually happens because your mind is focused on unhelpful and outdated thoughts and feelings about stress from the past or worries about the future. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and...

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