6 Simple Ways to Combat StressPick the Brain

No doubt we live in stressful times. Political and social unrest and a pandemic are piling on top of the normal stresses of daily life. Undue stress can lead to insomnia, fatigue, headaches, depression, and serious medical conditions. If you feel severely overwhelmed, it might be wise to consult a doctor. But there are six simple ways to combat stress on your own. 1. Go Outside and Take a Breath Researchers know a breath of fresh air cleanses contaminants from your lungs. They also know your brain uses about 20% of the oxygen you take in, so the more air you get, the better your mind functions – and that makes you think more clearly and have a better state …

Improve Your Productivity With CBD ProductsPick the Brain

Many of today’s careers require a lot of focused attention and productivity, and employees who want to get ahead must keep up with face-paced competition while avoiding too much stress. As technology and other changes continue to affect many industries, employees are commonly confronted with changing expectations and have to move quickly to remain relevant. If this situation sounds familiar, you may be interested in learning about the use of cannabis oil to ease anxiety and alleviate sleep disorders. With the right CBD product, you may find that it’s possible to improve productivity without dangerously increasing your heart rate.  CBD and Your Workday  You probably shouldn’t use more than one CBD lifestyle product in more than one day. The products …

5 Stress Management Techniques to Find Bliss in Life

If you’d like to learn how to develop stress management techniques so you can find bliss in your life, sign up for the free 90-Day Master Class hosted by the founder of Addicted2Success.com, Joel Brown. Life is a joyous journey and this is what most of us felt as kids. But, as we grow up our perception about life witnesses a drastic change and we no longer find joy in living. Life becomes a struggle and stress is primarily the reason behind it. We spend our days overburdened by the exhaustion of stress, looking for the slightest joy in materialistic things such as getting a job promotion, buying a bigger house, and so on. But, the joy that we feel on …

How to Make Peace of Mind a Habit

What do you prefer, a restless, agitated mind, or a peaceful mind? The answer is quiet obvious. No one “enjoys” stress and mental restlessness. Too often, life leads you into unpleasant and difficult situations that lead to stress, anger and lack of inner peace. What would you gain if could keep your mind peaceful? A calm and peaceful mind leads to: Emotional and physical health. Increased level of energy. Stronger and sharper mental power Improved memory. Improved ability to learn and study. A peaceful mind also helps you handle your daily affairs of life in a more efficient manner, eases stress, and enables you to act calmly and in a poised manner in difficult situations. We live in a world …

How to Maintain Peace and Reduce Stress at the Workplace

Work, brings together people of different temperament, character, and behavior, and this often, causes friction, resentment and stress. People spend hours at work every day, but often, the work causes stress, exhaustion and unhappiness. Sometimes, the boss is too demanding. Colleagues might be rude. There might be too much stress due to too much work. The working conditions might not be comfortable. The job might be boring. There could be competition or envy between the workers. The customers might be too demanding or criticizing. They might feel there are utilized and underpaid. These are some of the reasons, why most people feel stress at work or are unhappy about it. This why people eagerly wait for their vacation. The vacation …

3 Time-Tested Strategies for Reducing Stress Regardless of the Cause

As the owner of a company with a decentralized business model, my days are chaotic, never lending themselves to a simple pattern or system that I could easily follow for organization, predictability, or even knowing when some of my days will start—or end. I may be dealing with an unexpected website issue first thing in the morning or I may need to make an unexpected 2-3-hour commute to meet with an important client, all the while having the burden of some ongoing contract negotiation looming overhead. Sound familiar? This is a complaint only as much as I know that entrepreneurs and business owners everywhere are dealing with the same set of problems. This chaotic, hard to systematize lifestyle lends itself …

How to Reduce Mental Stress Quickly (And Naturally)

Mental stress has become pandemic, and for many it is a default state in everyday life. Learning how to reduce stress, then, is becoming more and more important. Mental stress can be defined as: An inward tension or pressure caused by the inability to manage the incoming information of outside stimuli. In one of my recent (active) meditation sessions on how to reduce stress, a participant said they often got stressed quickly for no apparent reason and asked for a quick way to reduce stress. I said there is a way to learn how to reduce stress, but to be able to do it, you need to understand how and why stress builds up so quickly. If we get stressed …

5 Stress Reduction Tips for the Always-Working Business Professional

Stress, along with taxes, is one of the few guarantees in the life of any business owner, entrepreneur, or executive. With a never ending – and ever growing – to-do list, long hours, and the constant struggle to balance work and life, it’s not hard to let the pressure and stress of being one of your organization’s key decision makers get to you. With that in mind, the side effects of becoming overly stressed can be dire if allowed to go unchecked. Not only do high stress levels make it difficult to concentrate on the tasks we have at hand, and stifle our productivity, but can actually lead to a number of physical symptoms, ranging from a weakened immune system …

How to Compartmentalize to Live a Stress-Free and Successful Life

Wouldn’t it be wonderful not to feel stressed and be present in each moment, so you can truly focus and deal with whatever life throws at you? Being able to compartmentalize is one way to get to a place where you feel more in control of your life. It allows you to divide up the tasks, responsibilities and thoughts you have into different areas, so they don’t overlap and fight for your attention all the time. You can then sort all of your inflight tasks and projects, and put them all into various virtual boxes allowing you to work on only one thing at a time. Compartmentalizing helps stress management as it can reduce anxiety and tension. It’s an approach that is …

Overcoming Atelophobia, the Fear of Being ImperfectPick the Brain

What is your biggest irrational fear? For many, it’s the fear of snakes, spiders, heights, or closed spaces. But for others, their greatest fear is not being perfect. If you are constantly stressed by the pursuit of perfection or find your perfectionism to be paralyzing, you may have atelophobia. Learn how this extreme form of perfectionism can diminish your life and health, and what you can do about it. What Is Atelophobia? Atelophobia is defined as the morbid fear of imperfection in oneself. (1)The word atelophobia is derived from the Greek words atelès which means “imperfect” or “incomplete” and phóbos which means “fear” or “panic.”Atelophobia, like other phobias, is an anxiety disorder. People with this disorder are called atelophobes. Atelophobes …

How Hypnosis can help you?

Hypnosis or Hypnotism, these words often puts, not surprisingly the layman in predicament. Stretch your imagination and we see wild images of a Freud-like doctor swinging a pocket watch to and fro in front of someone in deep emotional trouble? If so, don’t worry you’re not alone. This is typical movie images and far from reality. Hypnosis, on the contrary, is for all of us the ordinary people. And hypnosis can be used to solve wide-ranging problems. Mind you its not rocket science we cant understand. Each one of us can help ourselves with self-hypnosis. Imagine the problems we face in our lives Worried about weight loss? Failed in Love? Bad Marriage? Obesity? Finding difficult to quite smoking? Lacking confidence …