Increasing Resistance to Stress
Are you stressed? Whether it’s temporary or long-lasting stress, it’s never too late to take care of yourself.
In a demanding professional environment, it is in your best interest to use all the tools available to minimize this stress.
First by speaking up, by setting boundaries, saying no, asserting yourself, expressing your difficulties and then by breathing and releasing the tensions that inevitably arise in the body in times of stress.As a last resort, it is the wisdom of confidence and letting go that will help you get through it.
It is not “normal” to be constantly stressed at work.
The observation of permanent stress requires work on yourself, of course, but also, when possible, intervention from your superiors.
In this video, we will see how to listen to stress signals, how to break out of silence and intelligently express your difficulties.
Many conflicts emerge because we do not know how to set boundaries. We don’t know how to say no like adults because we lack the self-confidence. Or we say no too late or too aggressively, so conflict erupts.
In this video we will first see why we don’t dare to say no, then how to say no to a request and finally how to say no to an attitude that doesn’t suit us.
What attitudes do you adopt by reflex when communication starts getting tense?
How do you behave when you are in the middle of a conflict? Do you slip into flight, aggressiveness, manipulation or do you choose healthy affirmation?
This video will describe to you the 3 ways of communication that will lead to a dead end. And furthermore advise you on the 3 attitudes that you need to deal with in order to reach assertiveness, a healthy level of self-affirmation.
Being an adult is : Having the wisdom to discern what we can change, changing what we can, and accepting what we cannot change.
Accepting what we cannot change; this is what we call letting go.
Sometimes stress creates a strong nervous and muscular tension in us. Our body and mind become like a pressure cooker while the temperature and pressure continue to rise. It is essential when stress sets in and we “take it upon ourselves” to allow our body and mind to recover regularly, relieving them of this blocked energy within us.
It is said that in the Middle Ages, Chinese doctors in villages were killed by the population if the inhabitants fell ill. Inhabitants in poor health were a sign that the “preventive” doctor had not done their job well. Here are 3 Chinese acupressure points that will help you regulate your stress and preserve your health.
In music, the word “pause” can be replaced by “breath mark”. Every breath is an opportunity to pause our thoughts and actions.
Breathing pauses stress and brings us back to focus on our body, in a calm state. In this video, we will explain how abdominal breathing works and then we will practice 2 anti-stress breathing: the calming anti-panic breathing and the more energizing 3-stage breathing.
Cardiac coherence is nowadays represented as THE anti-stress breathing. According to Dr. O’Hare’s teachings, you can learn how to breathe in order to control your parasympathetic nervous system, the one that can slow down your heart rate and thus bring relaxation to your body. Here is an explanation of the mechanisms of cardiac coherence and a demonstration of its use.