Are you able to manage your reaction to stress-or do you get debilitated to one degree or another?
If you periodically have difficulty managing your stress, you’re not alone! You may think that it is your fault–bit it isn’t!
Who trained you in proper stress management? Most answer
that questions with a resounding- no one!
Why would we think that we can handle this complicated subject alone? Why?
We were taught, or shown, how to handle lots of things; eating,
drinking from a straw, cooking a pop-tart, walking, toilet training, rules of
games, manners, school projects, reading, writing, building a fire, and more! But nobody taught us how to manage stress-because
they didn’t know either!
What if a resourceful group of professionals figured out an
innovative, and successful, way to teach you how to manage stress? Man, how
fast would you sign up to take that training? Would you find value in being a
happier and more productive human?
In this technological world, even a comprehensive stress
management program can be streamlined for ease of access and use. Such a
program, Stress Intelligence™ training is just an app away.
Don’t get me wrong, anything this powerful is
knowledge-based learning and, if you put in the effort to gain the knowledge, you
will reap lifelong benefits!
Ritemind Stress Less Workshops is here to offer stress
management training that is accessible to everyone. Yes, there is a better life
for the taking.
Why not just go ahead and take it!
We All Have Stress Sometimes
For some people, it happens before having to speak in public. For other people, it might be before a first date. What causes stress for you may not be stressful for someone else. Sometimes stress is helpful – it can encourage you to meet a deadline or get things done. But long-term stress can increase the risk of diseases like depression, heart disease and a variety of other problems. There are very few among us who have never experienced stress. Whether it’s a pending work deadline or an overwhelming physical threat, our body’s response to stress can be both helpful and harmful.
Flight or Fight
Our stress response gives us the strength and speed to ward off or flee from impending danger. But when it continues, stress can put us at risk for obesity, heart disease, cancer, and a variety of other illnesses. A threat to your life or safety causes your body to undergo immediate physical changes. A chemical signal deep inside your brain speeds stress hormones through the bloodstream, preparing your body to be alert and prepared to escape danger. This is known as the “Flight or Fight” response. You have faster reaction times, your concentration becomes more focused, and your agility and strength increase. When the stressful situation ends, hormonal signals switch off the stress response and the body returns to normal.
Stress and the Modern Person
With today’s fast paced lifestyle, stress often doesn’t let up. Many of us now constantly experience anxiety and worry about work, relationships, money, the economy, college expenses, and job security-among others. As a result, the stress hormones produced by our body in anticipation of physical harm or threat continue to wash through the system in high levels, never leaving the blood and tissues. The stress response that gave our ancestors the speed and endurance to escape life-threatening dangers runs constantly in many modern people and never shuts down.
Stress Management Techniques
Mindfulness techniques, meditation, and relaxation are just some of the ways we can beat stress. We cannot avoid stress in life, the trick is to give ourselves tools to manage it so it doesn’t control our lives and harm our health and well being. Stress Less Workshops gives you a full set of the tools you need to overcome stress in your life.