can i train myself for better stress responce?

Postby mute » Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:31 am

im very bad at handling stress.
get out of balance very easily
how do people who have high stress jobs manage stress?
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Postby MikalMansion » Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:28 am

If you have an open mind
This might help ya.

https://youtu.be/EBBbG3GRoPA
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Postby jwc0846 » Fri May 31, 2019 1:42 pm

You might find some useful things in one of the old, classic approaches to stress by people such as Herbert Benson or Jon Kabat-Zinn.

The goal is to find something simple that you can and will do. Usually that means that it makes sense to you and feels good when you do it..
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Postby Candid » Fri May 31, 2019 3:08 pm

What about when you know what you should do, and what would be beneficial, but realistically you know you won't do it?

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Postby jwc0846 » Fri May 31, 2019 6:18 pm

What would be an example of something that you want to do for yourself, but believe that you can't?
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Postby Candid » Fri May 31, 2019 9:41 pm

It isn't that I can't, it's that I don't. It's chronic procrastination due to fear of failure, even though I know if I don't do it, I fail by default.
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Postby jwc0846 » Fri May 31, 2019 10:38 pm

I’m that case it is often helpful to focus on coming back to the practice when you slip and telling yourself that every time you come back, your self-discipline gets stronger.

It’s like training a puppy. You keep bringing your focus back, kindly, lovingly.

Baby steps. Over and over.
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Postby Candid » Fri May 31, 2019 10:41 pm

Thank you. You make a lot of sense.

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