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537: 9 Ways to Feel Less Stress When Life Gets Crazy Busy - Part 2 by Marc Chernoff of Marc And Angel

2017-05-31 | 🔗

Marc and Angel Chernoff are professional coaches, full-time students of life, admirers of the human spirit, and have been recognized by Forbes as having “one of the most popular personal development blogs.” Through their blog, book, course and coaching, they’ve spent the past decade writing about and teaching proven strategies for finding lasting happiness, success, love and peace. The site has attracted over 100 million page views and 100 thousand subscribers since its inception in 2006. Their first book, “1,000 Little Things Happy, Successful People Do Differently“ is a focused collection of short, concise tips and reflections on the little things that make a huge difference in our daily lives. It’s available online at: marcandangel.com/book and on Amazon.

Episode 537: 9 Ways to Feel Less Stress When Life Gets Crazy Busy - Part 2 by Marc Chernoff of Marc And Angel (How to Destress Yourself).

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of marc and angel and incredibly popular personal development blog but this is part two of the the goal is longer than the typical pulse airy here sir broke it into two episodes who here recommend listening to yesterday's episode first so that this one makes a lot more sense and before we get into it today the last day to be all my mailing list and be entered into a book four happening tonight at midnight the winner will get to choose between four books so to be entered for free just enter your email address at old podcast dot com and how's your part two of this post for mark as we optimize your life no way feel less draftsman life gets crazy busy part two by march turn off of mark an angel dot com number six purge untruths but you must learn a new way to think before you can master a new way to be behind
very stressful feeling is an untrue thought before they thought you weren't suffering but after the thought you'd be in to suffer when you recognized as a thought isn't true once again there is no suffering when you change your thoughts you change your life so next time you catch a thought stressing you out ask yourself these four questions is a true this question can change your life be soon yourself if the thought you're dealing with its true colours the absolutely one hundred percent certain that is true this is another opportunity to open your mind and to go deeper into the unknown to find it does that live beneath what you think you know how i feel when i think they're start with this should you be into notice internal cause and effect you can see that when you believe the thought there's a disturbance second ranged from mildest comfort to outright panic and fear what do you feel
how do you treat a situation or person you're thinking about how do you treat yourself when you believe that thought be specific who would i be and what would i do differently if i were not thinking this thought imagine yourself in your situation or in the presence of that person without believing the thought how'd your life be different you didn't have the ability to even think distressful thought how would you feel wished you prefer life with or without a thought which feels more peaceful angel now discuss this process in detail in the letting go in emotions lesson of getting back to happy number seven consciously school the needless comparisons sometimes arise we struggle with stress and insecurity is because we compare our behind the scenes circumstances with everyone else's public highlight real give it up don't compare your chapter one is someone else's chapter fifteen follow your path write your own story and never give up on yourself nicely
he kept herself comparing your life situation is someone else's refer to these two formulas happiness formula equal do your very best and feel good about it unhappiness formula equals her yourself to everyone else number eight track what's going well and give thanks overlooking everything that's wonderful is a tragedy do your best render the rest when you stay stock worried thoughts of the life you think you should have you and miss the beauty of what you do have you will have a hard time we're being happy if you weren't thankful for the good things in your life right now here's a super simple five minute deal gratitude exercise that has worked wonders for thousands of our coaching clients over the past decade every evening before you outta to bed right out three things that went well during the day and their causes simply provide a short causal explanation for each good day that's it
we spend tens of thousands of dollars on expensive electronics big homes fancy cars and lavish vacations hoping for abuse of happiness this is a free alternative and it works in a study of this gratitude exercises effectiveness by martin sally meant participants were asked to follow those exact instructions for just one week after one waked apart so there were measurably two percent happier than before but if all of test or happiness kept on increasing from five percent at one month to nine percent at six months you're more interesting than the parties we're only required to keep his gratitude journal for one week but majority of them can you drawing on their own because they enjoyed it i tried it for myself many years ago i said a goal of doing her just one week and i'm still doing it today so i can assure you is addictive really effective and john i discuss in detail the happiness chapter
one thousand little things happy successful people do differently number nine use your body i said it before and i say it again your body is the great this instrument you out so an all else fails in your stress levels are mounting use your body to soothe her mind the mind reflects your body by responding to the levels of tension rate of breath speed of movement and mental focus likewise your body meares your thoughts feelings mood in response to your state of mind the questions you ask in the words you speak so them imbroglio intrinsically connected meaning that one has a direct the effect on the other it becomes clear but if we directly unconsciously take control of one it will influence and transform the other by my if we adjusting how you use your body you can directly influence you state of mind and dramatically transform your attitude just imagine you're sitting there in a bad mood shoulders hanging forward shallow breathing and frowny
go ahead and do this right now to experience how influences your state of mind and then do the opposite stand up straight and put a big smile on your face take some deep strong brass instruction arms into the air notice how you feel better bottom line take the view what your creator has given you and use it your body is the best oh for changing your attitude and relieving stress in an instant closing thoughts if you have extra time after doing those nine things i have a few other recommendations i will help eliminate unnecessary tasks honour to do list reduce your commitments by they know when you know you should start a regular ten minute meditation practice an additional mindfulness practices to try has regularly healthier spend quality time of loved ones daily and get more sleep and remember that most people cope with stress in unhealthy ways drinking alcohol smoking cigarettes eating sweets arguing with people
miles you watching tv procrastinating and so forth ironically these activities clean cars more stress so don't do to yourself instead use the ideas i provided hope without these unhealthy crutches you just wasn't part two the post titled nine ways to feel less trust my life gets crazy busy by march turn off a angel dot com as always he can find their book an course on their website duffy recommend checking out no mention this before they had tried back when i was in business school and was really i opening was tracking very quickly what i did for the day and then reading my move from one to ten then i went back and looked at the results what was i doing that lead to those highest days and even the homeless severe introvert the highest days were those spent with close friends who was fascinating and something i'd recommend trying for yourself you can do it really easily with a basic excels procedures to what you did
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