WellBeing World Summer 2019

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Stress Less Now WORDS: Amy McCae Certified Life Coach & Mindfulness Meditation Teacher

What if I told you that at any given time you have the power to make the decision whether or not you feel stressed? Your power always lies in your awareness of this moment. For many years I have shared a set of skills with specific tools to help people manage stress, create healthier and happier lives, and think more positively. Originally there were only four main concepts but about four years ago I revised it and even added a 5th. Now this tool box has developed into a journey of self-discovery that even supports improving relationships. Challenging boss? Crazy family member? Selfish spouse?


The path to less stress begins with self-empowerment. The five ideas you will do well to consider are; Awareness, Acceptance, Attitude, Action, and Acknowledgment. AWARENESS because ignorance is not always bliss. This is first because it is most important. If you don't know the details of a situation how can you resolve an

issue? If you don't know yourself, how can you be authentic and make conscious decisions? Awareness begins with understanding yourself, your core values, and my favourite: your emotional processes. When you think, speak, and act in-line with your core values you live an empowered and successful life. You can find lists on the internet or set up a free call with me – core values worksheets and meditation would be my first set of suggestions for developing any level of selfawareness. ACCEPTANCE. Have you ever heard that phrase that being angry is

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