Tag Archive: stress tips

23 Ways to Lower Stress that Don’t Work

I feel stress when people tell me to relax. A little stress is good. A lot of stress eats you alive. Stress in large doses makes you stupid. Chronic stress shrinks your brain.… Continue reading

5 Ways to Protect Yourself from Stress

Chronic stress corrodes your brain. Stress in large doses makes you stupid. Some parts of your brain shrink under the influence of prolonged stress.* Chronic stress lowers brain power and emotional responsiveness. 5… Continue reading

How to Navigate Stress in a Storm

Sailors don’t resist the wind. You can’t deal with the storm until you acknowledge the wind. Fretting over things beyond your control is impotence stressing over incompetence. The worst stress comes from resisting… Continue reading

Week Highlights: 7/19 to 7/23

This week all my posts focused on stress. For your convenience – just in case you missed one – all the posts are listed below with links. “Remember that stress doesn’t come from… Continue reading

How to Navigate the Gap Between Responsibility and Ability

The gap between responsibility and ability is where stress lives. Your boss assigns a task that stretches your skillset or overstuffs your schedule – stress! Two factors influence your response to stressful situations… Continue reading

How to Answer the Voice in Your Head that Creates Things You Dread

Stress is self-inflicted. You might like to blame high prices or bad bosses, but stress is creating all our own crosses. Stress is made by voices in your head, not circumstances, people, or… Continue reading