The other day I was dealing with many things around a project in progress. And I was shallow breathing. When I took a few deep breaths and started to tap and the stress flowed out of me.
When you feel the stress or tension in the body rising take a few deep breaths and release it
Add more calming by tapping gently on the karate chop point
There are times we don’t realize how wound up we’ve become, when you notice it do something simple to reduce and release it.
Recently, I noticed I was looking at many things in one bag and it felt stressful and overwhelming.
When separating out the specific things to do and focusing on what's needed in this moment, it makes life feel more calm and peaceful.
Stay in the moment and focus on what's needed to do at this time and feel less stress and more calm and peace.
One day life was going great and I couldn’t figure out why I was feeling overwhelmed. On my drive home I realized there was an overflowing basket of feelings that needed to be untangled. It felt good to release it and understand why I felt overwhelmed.
Here's the simple process:
This helps to release overwhelm.
Having less overwhelm leads to more peaceful, joyful days.
Recently I wanted to do something and I had apprehensions about it. With some thought I created a plan to reduce it. Here’s the simple three-step plan:
Planning ahead is a great way to address apprehensions and do the things you want to do in your life.
Why tapping is helpful is there are many issues, feelings and events tapping reduces or releases the charge, as I like to call it, or emotional hurt or discomfort connected to feelings, issues and events. Listed below are some:
Life changes (divorce, work, move and relationship matters to name a few)
Moving forward in life and goals
Feeling; sad, angry, frustrated, upset, low on joy
There are many more. Tapping has been life changing for myself and others. Learn more about it: Gary Craig Tapping & Easy Daily Tapping
Does stress get to you at times? Imagine if you:
The Stress Release eBook has practices to dial down stress easily.
Connect with nature in some way this week
Connecting with nature feels good, is enjoyable and relaxing too.
Tap a long with this video to reduce stress, using non-face tapping points.
When I notice my focus is on what I don’t want to happen, I refocus on what I want. When you’re focus isn’t on the wanted outcome:
Add tapping to this and make it a super tool.
Put the focus on what you want to happen, follow any insights or ideas and enjoy what comes.
When clutter accumulates, I've noticed with myself and others, it feels stressful.
Look around your space (home, office, car) and toss or donate at least one thing today. If you feel like doing more, go for it!
Change can feel stressful and difficult. Set some time aside to:
When you look at the “big Change” start separating it into smaller ones and smaller ones until it's no brainer doable. This easy practice reduces stress by making change easier.
Relax and enjoy the day!
When going through divorce change feels overwhelming and difficult, especially when faced with big changes. Set some time aside:
When we look at the “big Change” start separating each one into smaller ones, it lowers or releases overwhelm and makes change more doable.
At times, it’s been difficult to ask for assistance but I’m learning I have more success when I do.
Be open to asking and accepting assistance when you need it.
Here’s a free downloadable PDF workbook from the free Mini Taste (peek) for: Reducing Fear and Stress During Difficult Times program.
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In the midst of difficult times, it’s helpful to have easy actionable ways to address issues step-by-step. How to reduce unpleasant feelings, plan ahead for stress and self-care, understand your boundaries and say yes and no with more confidence. Each chapter walks through ways to address these and more issues. Through these time proven ways, you can restore your inner calm when you need it the most. Reducing Fear & Stress In Difficult Times link
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When in uneasy times, fight or flight response can start kicking in when it isn’t needed, here’s a quick mantra tapping to lower this.
Mantra Tapping is a great way to reduce uneasiness.
We all have experienced stress in some way, lets tap to dial it down.
Tapping gently on the karate chop point and say this 3 times:
Even though I feel stressed, I love and accept myself
Tap on round points gently saying this out loud:
Take a few deep breaths in and out and tap on round points gently and alternate saying these reminder phrases out loud:
I want to let it go
Take a few deep breaths in and out. Tap gently on each round point while saying out loud this reminder phrase:
I choose to let this stress go
Take two deep breaths in and out and check in on your stress level, if still feeling it repeat.
Congrats on tapping!
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