Monday, 22 July 2013

July 22: Take a Break from Stress

31 Days of Self Love
Day 22: Take a Break from Stress

It doesn’t matter what the world throws at you. Things at work may be frenetic. Your romantic partner is driving you crazy. Your kids are getting into trouble. The weather is miserable. Your mother is demanding your attention and calling you all day long. Do you LET all these things affect your mood and perspective of how good life is? Unless you consciously choose a different direction, stress will beat you up!

 

Allowing stress to go unchecked is VERY unloving to you! Doing something to relieve it, even temporarily, says, “I love me!” When you feel stressed, stop and do some deep breathing, even for just a minute. It can calm you down Find things that make you happy and focus on them instead of on problems. Enjoy just looking at the sunshine or watching the rain fall. Visualize a place that makes you happy. Find something that reduces your stress and do it regularly. Give yourself the gift of a more relaxed you. It’s YOUR choice—let stress control you or YOU take control of the stress so it doesn’t take over your life. Less stress leaves more room to be happy, and feel self-love.

NaBloPoMo From Blogher
Monday, July 22, 2013
Steve Jobs said: "You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future." Discuss.

I looked at this and debated rather I should speak my mind about it or not. I chose to speak. He says that you have to trust that the dots connect in the future but that isn't really true. If you are in control and have a plan then you can make the dots connect. Of course you need to leave some flexibility in your plan just in case one step takes longer than you expected or something comes up that means you have to take a different path than you expected. But if you know what your ultimate goal is then you can make the dots connect even when you have to take a detour.

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