Do you want to stop feeling overwhelmed so that you can begin to enjoy life?
Stress is a huge problem for lots of people. Sometimes it hovers in the background - a constant presence which makes you feel tired and exhausted with life, but you can't quite pinpoint why. On the other end of the spectrum, stress can completely take over your life and leave you unable to think, feel or function normally.
No matter how much stress and anxiety is currently affecting your life - it is possible to feel better and find happiness again.
The first step is to acknowledge the ways in which your life is currently being affected by stress or anxiety. You need to recognise what's actually happening before you can change it. Whilst this might seem like an obvious statement, you may be surprised at how often people use denial as a way of coping with difficult situations.
So, I invite you pause for a moment, and ask yourself if any of these things sound familiar?
You keep worrying all the time - your mind is racing and you can't seem to switch off all these thoughts
You want to stop - but you don't like taking time out for yourself - whether it's for a weekend, a holiday, or just an afternoon off
You are emotionally frazzled - frustrated and irritable - and unable to feel joy
You are feeling so overwhelmed that you just can't cope, and don't know what to do next
You have tried to relax more, and taken steps to feel better, but it hasn't worked
You are experiencing signs of stress - but you think that it will just get better on it's own eventually...
If you recognise any of these situations in your own life, then perhaps it's time to look again at what you can do to improve your quality of life.
Stress has taken over your mind. Are you constantly overthinking and feeling anxious about life? Worrying about things which may happen? Or which already have?
Your relationships are suffering. Do you feel emotionally distant from the people around you, as if you are just going through the motions? You want to feel love again, but you're not really happy?
Your health is getting worse, and you have no energy or motivation. Do you find yourself lying awake at night because you can't sleep properly? Or you keep getting colds or infections, and you feel exhausted all the time. Or you have pain in your muscles because you are so tense all the time.
These are all signs of high levels of stress. It's important to address them as soon as you can to stop your health getting worse.
Compare your current situation to the life that you really want to experience.
What would your life look like if you could eliminate stress and anxiety forever?
Imagine being able to go through any challenges in life and to be able to handle them with ease...
To sail through life feeling happy and appreciating all the good things which come along...
Having plenty of time to do the things that you want to do, without feeling compulsively busy all the time...
To be able to settle your mind no matter what is going on around you, and still connect with your inner peace calm...
If this sounds good to you, then perhaps it's time to start proactively making some changes in your life, and actually feeling better....