How to Overcome Stress
1. How Do You Deal with Stress?
In the recent years stress had become a major problem impacting our mental health. Constant worry slows us down, make us grumpy, and disables problem solving mechanisms of our brains. When problems start to pile up, especially in working environment, you can end up having a breakdown.
Stress impacts our relationships, our way of behaving, and our perception. When we’re full of stress, we don’t judge possibilities, threats or dangers well. Many times you can make a bad decision under pressure which can lead into bigger problems.
Positive affirmations are good for stress relief; your brain can relax much faster and battle stress more efficiently. The benefit of affirmations can be the “hardening”, so you won’t flip out when the stressful situations start.
2. How to Use Affirmations Against Stress?
There are three ways/times where affirmations help you dealing with stress:
- Controlling the stress: how to feel and what to do when problems are putting pressure on you
- The relief period when you’re trying to relax and forget about stress
- The prevention – stopping stress impacting your life
3. Controlling The Stress
When you feel the tension, it’s important to try to stay calm, and this affirmations will help you the best
“Challenges Help Me Grow”
“I am at peace even when life gets crazy”
“I calmly process the evens of the day.”
“All problems have a solution”
The key when saying, and/or reading, affirmations is to feel the feelings they portray. It can help to fully relax and know that at the core of your being, these statements are true.
4. The Relief: Getting Over Stress Later
At the end of the day, it doesn’t matter did you managed to solve the problems on work, or the arguments that made you stressful; the end of the day is yours and yours alone. You must relax, and keep your thoughts stress-free. Do what you love the most: relax, meditate, and read a book, anything that gets you comfortable. Use this affirmations to create a peaceful mind and relax from stress:
“I feel passionately about my life, and this passion fills me with excitement and energy.”
“I have done my Best for today, I deserved my Rest for tonight.”
“I am calming and soothing myself so that I may fall into a deep and satisfying sleep”
“I am letting go of frustration, I let all negative feelings fly away, I am letting go of my problems, I am letting go of my worries.”
5. The Prevention
The positive affirmations can be used for the prevention; it’s always better safe than sorry. In this case, prevention can save you tons of energy spent being nervous, and use that energy to solve the problems. Affirmations for the prevention of stress can be used throughout the day, and they are long-term effective; after some time, you’ll feel the great results. These are the affirmations that prevent the stress the best:
“I am transforming into someone who remains cool under pressure”
“I am beginning to live a more balanced life”
“Each day I become more peaceful and content”
“I will live a life free from stress”
Affirmations gain power from repetition; the more you use them, the more they will impact your life. They help us relieve the stress and get rid of it from our lives.The more you believe and use it the better and faster comes the benefits. Implement them in your life, and help your friends battle the stress together. For a start, try with sharing this article.
How do you battle stress? Do you try to prevent the stressful situations? Or, when they happen, how do you behave? Do you think about the possibilities, the outcomes, and options?
One of the main reasons for people fail at battling stress is not acting. Many people commit themselves to try to lower their stress levels, but they fail because they keep doing nothing, except reading some useful article like this. This is not just for your reading afternoon, you need to start ACTING. Stress is eating us from the inside, and takes away our creativity, our energy, our life from us. You can’t let the stress control your life and your emotions.
There is an old saying: “If you’re not a part of the solution, you’re part of a problem.”If you read this loud, and think about your life, you’ll notice something powerful. All of the problems that surround you can be dealt with, or not. The problem and the solution was always inside your mind.
Think about it and let us know what you found out in comments bellow. We’ll update you next week with another resourceful article to help you stay motivated.