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Aug 17, 2018

Stress is not what happens to us. It's our response to what happens. And response is something we can choose. --Maureen Killoran


4 Ways to Train Your Brain to Feel Better
It might be difficult to think that stress could be an opportunity, but Laurel Mellin, Ph.D. believes that it can encourage us to pause long enough to change how we think. Mellin is the founder of EBT, Inc. (Emotional Brain Training) an educational organization that provides certification and brain training to health professionals and the public. With stress as the number one epidemic worldwide, Mellin and her colleagues have developed four brain-based techniques that anyone can use. First, see stress as a moment of opportunity. Second, use a number to gauge your stress level. Third, update your unconscious expectations. Fourth, use the power of compassion and humor. Stress is perfect in its own way. It is an opportunity to be more tender, to become more sophisticated in handling emotions, and to discover a new zest for life. [more...]


Take Action:Determine your stress level, then commit to reducing it to a manageable state. [more]


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