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Stress Management Tips

Stress management tips by Cork based personal development life & business coach, Sile Walsh. 

    As a coach I mainly deal with professionals and high achievers who want to ace what they do and have the lifestyle they feel passionate and empowered in.        Often though stress of acing what they do comes between them and the results… In some cases it shows up as relationships dissolving or physical burn out or emotional turbulence or gaining weight and emotionally eating or sometimes experiencing anxiety, depression ….        Lets just call it as it is stress is not sexy!! Stress although it’s the latest addiction in our society it is most certainly not attractive or empowering!      Too much stress makes you in effective and life, business and relationships way harder than they need to be.   

As far as stress management tips goes, here is the simplest and most practical stress tool I have found as a lifestyle and business coach … 

  • ONE – Identify your personal and professional triggers… Call them out, write them down, acknowledge them! 
  • TWO – Quickly jot down all the meaning’s and story associated with this trigger.. basically write down why you think it stresses you. What power are you giving it? 
  • THREE –  STEP AWAY and take a few deep breaths .. this is not just good because the yogi’s teach it. Its good because it knocks you out of fight, flight or freeze mode, gets the bloods going effectively and helps with your cognitive function. 
  • FOUR – Write out a list of solutions that can help you limit your triggers or manage them more effectively and take effective action!
      I love this topic so much I recorded a quick video on it!     

Stress management is highly underused, it’s understood but underused! I believe it is probably the biggest thing holding people back these days. Pressures to preform at academically, professionally and personally are so high now. It is important we equally combat these high demands with effective and healthy coping strategies. 

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