Stress and Selfmastery
Stress is an emotional and physical response that we show towards different pressures from the workplace, school and other institutions. Stress reactions would include inability to focus, concentrate, headache and fast heartbeat. Almost everybody develops stress, but how we deal with it is important. Personal mastery is something that can be done to deal with stress.
When overcoming stress with personal mastery, it is important to recognize first the stress in a present force in whatever career we choose. But stress can be dealt with. If you are handling a business team, then you should learn that stress can affect the productivity of workers.
The work environment can be a major stressor, but this is something which you may not be able to control. But instead of trying to control the work environment, you can try to work out of it. You can take one step at a time towards your goals. The question is, how do you work around stress?
You can reduce the risk of stress by seeing things in a new perspective. What are examples of these perspectives? An example would be learning to let go of situations where cannot have any control over it. Stress over these things which you cannot control should be transformed instead to positive energy. You can just focus your energy to other things which you can control.
Personal mastery also helps you to be familiar with your emotions and learn how to control it. This attitude could also help a lot in overcoming and managing stress. There are things which you can change, while there are things that are beyond our control.
Actually there are simple steps and tips that you can do to deal with stress. Failing to deal with stress during its starting stage can eventually lead to chronic stress. Chronic stress is one of the reasons for frequent headaches, ulcers, indigestion, high blood pressure and heart issues.
• Saying no to commitments that would require time and energy.
• Regular exercises, especially stretching and breathing exercises.
• Eating healthy food
• Asking help from other people to lessen the burden.
To deal with stress, you can reduce the stressors in your life to avoid feeling the effects of stress. Aside from stress reduction, you can also stress prevention. Stress prevention removes the possibility of stress to happen. With this two methods, it is important to identify which emotions are attitudes stress or irritates you the most. You can isolate the following attitudes or learn how to react to this stressors.
You have to know and understand your limits. After understanding your limits, you would have to learn how to say no. It is different that you know your limitations, but still accept whatever other people say to you.
Succeeding with personal mastery would help individuals to work and focus their mind and spirit on their work and other things. They remove stress and encourage peace, tranquillity and spirituality within them. You can incorporate stress reduction and prevention in daily life.
Some people would turn to medication to deal with the symptoms of stress. Since it could be severe or disabling, there are people who take medications but fail to address the real issue. Yes medication would the effects, but it is more likely that it would reoccur. But with personal mastery, you change your entire outlook and perspective in life that this guides you to avoid anything that could stress and wear you out.