Stress Shifter’s Gratitude November Newsletter 2019

Stress Shifter's Gratitude November Newsletter

Stress Shifter's Newsletter is a free newsletter with the intention to assist people all around the world in transforming their stress. It is our belief with knowledge and practice one is able to transform the mindset that holds stressful feelings and thoughts into a Calm, Powerful, and Healthy Mindset.

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Each day there is a Transformational Reminder in the Stress Shifter Monthly Calendar that brings awareness to assist your developing a Mindset of Calmness, Empowerment & Wellness which results in less stress.

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Message from Allen Imbarrato, Creator of Stress Shifter

Learning the Skill of Stress Shifting Can Change your Life


Dear Friend of Stress Shifter,

Welcome to our Stress Shifter November Newsletter. In the US we celebrate Thanksgiving later this month, so this newsletter is focused on the importance of Gratitude.  Also, this month we will release our first online course on "Learning Stress Shifter Skills to be more Calm, Centered, and Creative," so I would like to express my gratitude to you as one of our Stress Shifter newsletter friends by offering you a special discount offer of 30% off the course fee.  To learn more about the course go to Click Here.   To get your discount enter the coupon code: "Newsletter."

Here's why learning how to shift stress can change your life.  Have you ever felt as if you did not have enough time, were overwhelmed, frustrated, or just too tired? These are common feelings that many people often feel. Sometimes this happens so often that they feel as though being stressed has become the new normal.

So, the question is how can we stay calm, centered, and productive each day to not only survive, but achieve our goals, be healthy, and be happy.   This is why learning how to proactively deal with stress by learning how to shift it really matters.   Being chronically stressed shuts down our learning, our creativity, our energy, and keeps our body in a state of inflammation which leads to chronic disease.  By facing our stress with skillfulness, we can return to our center, our strength, our creativity, and our well-being. 

Learning how to Shift Stress with awareness, mindfulness and the many shifting tools that are part of the Stress Shifter tool box, will lead to a powerful transformation to stay in the "Flow." 

I invite you to enroll in our four week online course "Learning Stress Shifter Skills to Be more Calm, Centered, and Creative" that will teach you the four-step Stress Shifting Process. Each week you will learn new skills that you can practice for the rest of your life.   As you learn how to use these stress shifting skills, you will gain confidence to face daily challenges with a new perspective and resilient creative energy to produce more satisfying results. The Life Skill of Stress Shifting can be applied to stressful situations you experience at home, work, finances, health, or any area of your life.

Please consider how learning Stress Shifting can change your life. To learn more about the four week Stress Shifting Course in November, go to

Also, please mark your calendar to attend one of our Shift Shifter Master Class Webinars in November that will give valuable information and inspiration to Learn Stress Shifting.  See below for more information.

So, enjoy this newsletter, and please send us your feedback.


Leading Cardiologist and Author, John M. Kennedy,  Endorses Stress Shifter

Vitamin G Reduces Stress

By Lindsay Byrd Leimbach

Vitamin G is for a Vitamin of Gratitude, a state of thankfulness and/or appreciation that offers positive health benefits.  When we take (practice) Vitamin G,  the gratitude contributes to one’s overall sense of well-being, improves emotional health, and leads to less stress, better sleep and less negative emotions.

Take Vitamin G first thing in the morning. Write down or repeat to yourself 3 things you are grateful for as you start your day. Vitamin G will prime your day to be in a positive mindset.

 Then, don't forget to take Vitamin G right before bed; you could keep a Vitamin G journal. Look back on your day, take notice of the good. Feel the bodily sensation of gratitude. Let the relaxed appreciation be part of your breathing. This will help you organize and bring forth in your mind what is positive in your life. Practice learning to remember the good and joy of your day. It can be remembering very simple things, such as a friend's smile, your pet's happiness to see you, or the beautiful fall leaves in your yard. Practicing Vitamin G will also help shift the mind from a worried state to a peaceful state before falling to sleep. This will foster a better night of sleep.

So I ask you, "Got Vitamin G?


Learn Practical Tools to Shift Stress in the Master Class Webinar.

Sign up now to attend a Webinar on November 12 or 14.

In this Stress Shifter Masterclass, you'll learn about:

1. The importance of Facing Chronic Stress

2. How to turn Stress into an Opportunity to Learn & Grow

3. Learn Practical Stress Shifting Skills that can be used daily 

4. How Shifting Stress is a Skill that will be Useful for a Lifetime

Click here to Sign Up for the Master Class that Fits your Schedule:

What you Can Learn in the Stress Shifter Online Course 

This will be a four week course that you can take at your own pace. It will teach you the Four Step Stress Shifting Process that you will be able to apply to any stress producing situation.  Imagine having a way to transform your stress in any situation, to be more calm, centered, and creative.

In this Stress Shifter Course, you'll learn:

1. How to Face your Stress in a safe, curious, and calm manner

2. How to Inquire into the Root causes that trigger your stress

3. How to Design new creative responses that better serve you and everyone around you to replace reactive stress responses

4. How to Flow through life with more ease and less struggle to create more of the results you truly desire.

Click here to learn more & sign up for the Stress Shifter Skills Course


To Explore your Stress and Discover the Underlying Triggers is a great Opportunity to GROW stronger.  As one of our Stress Shifter Newsletter readers, we are grateful for your interest in facing your stress and becoming more calm and healthy.  To take Advantage of this Special Coupon Discount to Receive 30% off of the online Stress Shifter Skills Course, enter "Newsletter" in the coupon field when you purchase the course.

Being Grateful Helps the Mind and the Body


Research published by the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley from Indiana University professors Joel Wong and Joshua Brown on “How Gratitude Changes You and Your Brain” identifies how gratitude might actually work on our minds and bodies. They discuss these four insights from their research suggesting what causes the psychological benefits of gratitude:

1. Gratitude unshackles us from toxic emotions

2. Gratitude helps even if you don’t share it

3. Gratitude’s benefits take time

4. Gratitude has lasting effects on the brain



Gratitude Quotes to Contemplate
At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.Albert Schweitzer
Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.Henry Ward Beecher
Gratitude turns what we have into enough.Anonymous
Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.Melody Beattie
Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.Henri Frederic Amiel

Giving & Receiving  
with Gratitude

By Lissa Coffey

It was easier to do a friendly thing than it was to stay and be thanked for it.Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

For many of us, giving comes easy – we are natural “givers.” But for some reason it is not as easy for us to be on the receiving end. We feel awkward, uncomfortable. Why is that? Do we feel that we are undeserving?

Look at it this way: by receiving a gift, or accepting someone’s gratitude graciously, we are actually giving one of the most valuable gifts of all! We are GIVING that person the opportunity to GIVE! Allow them that. Without receiving, there is no giving – the two go hand in hand. So accept the “thank yous” that come your way with a loving heart – and enjoy how good it feels to be appreciated. And you’ll also see how good it feels for that other person to express gratitude.


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