Science Shows Being Aware Reduces Stress

Being aware of how we personally cope with stressors can determine the impact they have on our bodies and minds. Quite often when we are triggered, we run to old habits to cope. Many coping mechanism people have, include eating, happy hour, sleeping, shopping, or blaming. We often use distractions, dismisses or denials as coping mechanisms. These “D’s” may relieve …

While Stressors Happen- Awareness Keeps us Calm

While Stressors Happen- Awareness Keeps us Calm Stressors happened every day. These stressors can cause us to be triggered. Our triggers activate stress reactions of the brain’s fight, flight and freeze responses. This response activates our adrenal glands which releases hormones including adrenaline and cortisol. Adrenaline will increase your heart rate, elevate your blood pressure, and boost energy for the moment. …

Creating Inner Safety with Self-Trust

One of the keys to shifting stress is to calm our Amygdala down by creating safety within our self.  Creating inner safety begins with trusting our self. When we trust our inner wisdom, we can feel secure that we can handle life’s challenges as they arise. When we have doubts about our ability to make a clear calm decision we …

Self-Awareness is like a Lie Detector

Self Awareness is Like a Lie Detector A Lie Detector does not lie, nor does the body. The test relies on sensors placed on various parts of our body to analyze the subtle reactions. The test can detect change of the blood pressure, sweat on the palms, the heartbeat rate, and the breathing rate. These subtle changes can indicate a change …

Developing a Stress Shifter Mindset

To move beyond stress relief to stress transformation involves undertaking a journey of self-mastery. In this journey you can discover the root causes of how your stress is generated and devise new strategies to meet the challenges of our modern world. This journey is about developing a Mindset of Calmness, Empowerment and Well-Being. A commitment to master our stress starts …

Forming Conscious Intentions to Shift Stress

Forming conscious intentions to shift stress is a skill that needs to be developed thru practice. It is muscle that needs attention to increase the power of the intention.   It is so easy to let ourselves just drift in the sea of the subconscious and not know where we are going, whether we are getting anywhere, and just settle to …

Transform Unconscious Stress Producing Intentions

It is transformational when we set a intention to realize our potential by learning more about what OS (Operating System) fear driven programs are limiting us. It is important to understand the tendency of the brain to focus on the negative and the over anxious alarm system of the amygdala. This alarm system hijacks our attention and energy. Upgrading the old memories …