A quick glance over of your last 24-48 hours will give great insight into how well you are coping in life.
During this timeframe you may have experienced some real challenges or maybe just the day-to-day’s of life. Regardless of the intensity of your challenges you will have experienced a level of stress.
Stress is your appraisal of the demands that are required of you, the resources you perceive are available to you; and the role that you perceive is required of you.
This simple formulae is the determinant of stress. Change any one of the 3 and you change the dynamic of stress.
To some degree we need stress! The question is when does it go from stress that challenges and motivates us to distress that disempowers us?
In the simplest form the answer to all three is YOU. YOU are the most important person in your world, without you, your world does not exist.
How you see you determines how you see your world.
Move from distress to stress that motivates and empowers you.
Create a sense of control that is not based on the need to solely manipulate your environment.
It’s all about doing the stock take of where you are giving your power away. Who or what today have you allowed to dictate your sense of you. We all have roles and responsibilities, some of these do not change. How we see ourselves within these roles is something that we have total control over.