Tag: Meditation

Understanding Emotional Pain and How to Relieve Stress Effectively, Short and Long-Term

Stress that has been building over time is one of the most uncomfortable and unpleasant feelings that we as humans can experience. Not only stress and emotional pain hurt, but if we don’t take care of them early enough, they will take our health. Therefore, in order not to fall prey to our own emotions, we must learn to understand and to detect those that are destructive early enough, and we must also learn how to relieve stress effectively. In other words, self-awareness is key.

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How to Stop Worrying – 5 Everyday Things You Can Do to Make Life Easier

I am not going to pretend I am this confident personality that always has everything under control. No, on the contrary, I tend to get nervous quite a lot. The problem exists partially because I was brought up this way, and partially because I have caused it to myself. Instead of learning to control my fear, throughout most of my life I have been trying to avoid it. Those life experiences that could have served to make me more confident, I decided to run away from, thereby putting myself under more pressure and falling deeper into the anxiety hole. And even though my story is full of ups and down, the past few years have become exceptional, and have allowed me to develop myself greater than ever. As a result, I have been able to minimize anxiety to the bare minimum, at least in comparison to what it used to be. Those of you that want to find the answer to how to stop worrying from daily small and big problems, please stay with me for a little longer. I will do my best to share with you the best of what I have learned.

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Happiness, Inner Peace and Stress Relief – Stories of Schwarzenegger, Dalai Lama, Oprah, Jim Carrey and Others

Life is no walk in the park. There are ups and there are downs. One day we may feel that everything is going the way we want it, and the next day we realize the tension that has come upon us is just unbearable. And despite experiencing stress, anxiety and anger every single day of our life, not many search for ways of handling it. Often we need someone else to show us that happiness, inner peace and stress relief are all doable and attainable. We are always ready to follow an example, a role model that has shown us the practices that can help us reach a harmony in life.

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Happiness Exercise One: Awareness and Gratitude

As I was leaving my brother’s place, I felt a little sad and depressed, a lack of happiness in my life. I had visited him to watch the ice hockey world cup semifinal game, where Russia had lost. This wasn’t in any way a big loss for me personally, but my mood was a little off. Many of you sports fans can relate to this, I am sure. Long story short, it was getting late and I took off home. As I walked out of the building that my brother lives in, I noticed that I felt a little empty. I can’t say that everything is perfect in my life at the moment, and just like with everyone else, if I choose to, I can get sad over very many things in a matter minutes. I chose not to.

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