We will always have challenges; it’s part of life. For the most part, they come and go. But when we don’t handle our challenges effectively, they stress us out. You’ve got to learn to manage your stress before it managed you.

According to Lazarus R. S., “Stress is nothing more but the consequences of unfavorable evaluations.”

Each of us copes with stress in different ways. The way I perceive stress is certainly not the way you perceive stress. Yet, to become better at managing our stress levels, we need to either change the stressful situation itself or learn how to change our reaction to it.

When we perceive stress, what are the possible consequences? I’ll tell you 👇
* Rage
* Anger
* Loss of cognitive performance
* Increased heart rate
* Fear
* Depression
* Anxiety
* Burnout
And increased consumption of alcohol, nicotine, and other hard drugs.

However, below 👇are a few strategies that can help us cope with stress:
. Exercising regularly
. Avoiding unnecessary arguments and conflicts
. Relaxing and spending time with people who make you feel good
. Eating healthy
. Bolstering a good sleep routine.
. Making out time for some fun
. Altering any negative self-talk in response to stress
. Think about the basics. Please write a letter to someone who stresses you out but doesn’t post it. 😊

Follow the 90%-10% rule; 10% of how we handle things in life is based on what happens to us, and 90% is how we choose to respond to the events.
As the American Psychologist William James said over 100 years ago,
the greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.

Quit worrying about your worries and remember new mindset= new results.

Blessing and Love ❤️

Whitney Edna Ibe is the Executive Consultant, Life & Mental Health Coach, and Writer/ Editor at Whitney Edna Ibe Consult (Blog), Flyhiee.com, The Social Talk, and Penprofile.com. She is in charge of consultations, services, and implementation. Whitney is a full-time Inspirational Blogger and Writer making a living from this new and active medium. I'm also an author and speaker. She started Whitney Ibe's blog in 2016 after she stumbled on a blog post by the blogger; shattered in him. She fell in love with blogging immediately. She explored issues of religion, relationship, culture, society, spirituality, politics, and music. She is doing what she loves to do, writing and inspiring people to become better versions of themselves. Her goal is to add more value to your world than you ever dreamed possible by providing life-changing, inspiring, motivating articles, blog posts, poetry, and short stories. As a life coach, consultant, Edna is focused on an individual's personal development and happiness. She is skilled at providing structured questions to help coordinate an individual's thoughts and has excellent reasoning skills for assisting clients in setting tangible goals. She is accommodating and not prudent with her knowledge. She knows what she’s doing and loves helping others achieve their goals. Many of the top bloggers on WordPress and various websites have learned from her writing style, and it has helped them get their blogs to where they are now. Her website is full of great material to help you follow in her footsteps. She has helped many bloggers, and I can’t praise her enough.  You will learn so much from her.  She has one of those sites that you can easily get lost in reading her excellent posts. She loves dessert,t especially chocolate mixed with whipped cream and strawberries. She enjoys long walks on the beach.

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