Substantial breakfast daily
Regular sleeping habits (minimum of 7 hours)
Moderate use of alcohol, caffeine and other drugs
Minimal intake of sugar & highly processed foods
Maintenance of proper weight
Regular exercise program
Drink much more water than you usually do.
Jog in place or do jumping jacks-count to 300
Roll head and torso from side to side
Tense your muscles individually, then relax them
Pull seat of chair for 5-count: repeat with legs xtended
Take a deep breath to count of 4, exhale to 4, and repeat 4 times
Massage your forehead or temples; repeat the word "calm"
Try to walk at least 10,000 steps a day. Walk off your worry.
Meditate for 20 minutes
Listen to music and close your eyes
Take a power nap. Train yourself to sleep for 12 minutes.
Decide what your time is worth. Hire some tasks done.
Learn to delegate. You don't have to do or supervise everything.
Invest your time in the thing that will give you the highest return on your investment.
Plan your day according to energy levels.
Manage the paper tiger. Try to handle paper only once.
New Ideas for Success:
Always have a plan B in mind.
People with options are happier.
Set realistic life goals and work toward them daily.
Let go of uncomfortable situations and toxic relationships.
Practice setting boundaries in an Assertitive but respectful manner.
Assume responsibility for your own choices.
Remember the 4 things that matter most:
Please forgive me, I forgive you, Thank you and I love you.
Give top priority to your primary relationships.
Stressors in life- Stressors in life- Stressors in life- Stressors in life- Stressors in life- Stressors in life
Trying to control things you can't control
Not living one day at a time
Lack of goals
Not clear on your values
Unrealistic expectations of yourself and others
Negative attitude and outlook
Trying to keep secrets
Listening to gossip
Taking on more than you can physically or emotionally handle
Lack of balance in all areas of your life
Changes, either good or bad ones
Lack of faith in the future
Judy H. Wright is a parent educator, family coach, and personal historian who has written more than 20 books, hundreds of articles and speaks internationally on family issues, including end of life. You are invited to visit our blog at www.AskAuntieArtichoke.com for answers and suggestions which will enhance your relationships. You will also find a full listing of free tele-classes and radio shows held each Thursday just for you at www.ArtichokePress.com.
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