As we move into what should appear to be the most wonderful time of the year, it can also become the most stressful time of the year. We’re trying to close up shop before we leave work or go on vacation for the end of the year. Clock’s a-tickin. We gotta get our reports done faster, get someone on the phone to answer our questions, leave no strings untied before operations shut down. Then we have family plans, presents to buy, time to schedule, stockings to stuff, parties to RSVP for. All of it means you might wake up in the morning already stressed out about everything and nothing. Setting this intent is extra important today. Our intent is to take a breath.
You too? Here are 3 resources to help:
- These 7 quick ways to calm down if you are overwhelmed right now.
If you’re stuck in meltdown mode right now, start here. Start with a few simple tips for getting the pressure back under control before you begin the important search for discovering both the triggers for anxiety and the ways you can cope.
- This 15 min meditation from Chandresh Bhardwaj to help your mind process stressful thoughts.
Overwhelmed? It likely means that much of the stress, concern, worst case scenarios is happening in your mind and stressful thoughts have the power to impact your physical body for better or worse. Chandresh Bhardwaj walks you through finding peace and a moment to breathe by overcoming the madness through meditation.
- These reasons you might consider switching up our routine.
Finding you rope getting shorter and shorter might be an indicator that it’s time to take a break or even make a permanent change. We loved this article about why and how to do just that if you’ve felt the stress rising consistently.