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Improving Your Life: Step 1 - Relax!

For the next few weeks I will be posting some steps I think are necessary to improve your life. Take the journey with me and give me your feedback. Let's build a strategy we can all use to improve our life and the lives of everyone around us!

Step 1 - Relax!

All of us have stories to tell. Some are exciting and full of progress. However, some of us struggle to understand what's going wrong. These posts will be an attempt to facilitate a conversation about progress. We need to move forward. I believe we can help each other do just that.

Step one of this process will be one of the hardest. We all have stress, and sometimes our stress is overwhelming. We need to take a step back and relax! Before our journey begins we must have an open mind. Take a second, sit back, and relax. Feelings of anxiety and stress will only prevent you from moving towards your goals.

What are some things that help you relax? What are your coping mechanisms?

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    Jun 17 2013: View things as they are. "It is what it is"

    As Fritzie mentioned go for a walk

    A positive attitude.

    Do not try to control things that you cannot control

    Do what you can about the problem which starts with confronting it.
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      Jun 17 2013: It is definitely good to see things as they are. This is important because we need to base our reactions on the actual variables within a situation. If we are basing our reactions on "what isn't" we risk taking action that does nothing or even causes damage to our lives.

      Good points Pat.

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