Stress Relief can be enjoyed by asking for help

Stress Relief can be enjoyed by asking for help especially if you accept the help unconditionally. Mary enjoyed stress relief in some aspect of her life but had difficulties making some decisions. So Mary requested my help in making decisions.

Let me explain

Mary was very good at making decisions for others and giving advice. Mary had to write a simple letter but she found all kinds of excuses not to write the letter. After talking with Mary, I discovered that she just needed a little bit of help to get started.

Writing the letter was a piece of cake because Mary expressed herself in a very precise and eloquent manner. Mary’s challenge was actually asking for help. Before our discussion Mary Believed that to ask for help was a sign of weakness and there was no way that anybody was going to perceive her as weak.

Mary later confessed that she was not aware of the incredible stress she had been creating in her life by not asking for help.

So what is the moral of the story?

Your beliefs can be a blessing or a curse. If you believe in helping others unconditionally that can be a blessing. However, if you also believe that you are not supposed to accept help from others unconditionally that can be a curse.

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Cecil McIntosh, The EYC™ Stress Relaxation Expert with 14 years of experience helping Entrepreneurs like you, stay focused, get more done and find more time, so that you can live in the moment. He is a published author of many audio Relaxation Programs using accelerated learning approaches and a Teacher, NLP Trainer and Coach. You can reach Cecil at cecil.mcintosh@gmail.com

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Overworked, Stressed-Out Moms: Help Is Finally Here

Overworked, Stressed-Out Moms: Help Is Finally Here. Stressful situations will always exist. Most moms experience a time during the day when they are most stressed and almost overwhelmed by the activities going on around them. Some may feel this way in the morning.

Others experience these feelings in the afternoon or evening. These feelings occur when mothers are over-exposed to the stimuli of children, family, work and other potential stressors in their lives.

Let me explain:

Each woman’s body chemistry is different. What may cause one woman to feel stressed or overwhelmed may not affect her neighbor or best friend in the same way? Stress can occur at specific times during the day for some people, almost to the point that it can be predicted.

Getting the kids ready for school or rushing home in between errands to cook supper are two common stress points during a mother’s day. For some moms, these feelings may just appear with no identifiable cause.

Why does this happen?

Usually, stress and/or anxiety are brought on by internal and external factors in a mother’s life. These factors do not go away unless they are addressed. Most of the time they cannot be avoided. Life doesn’t stop because mom is a bit overwhelmed. We cannot avoid some of the factors that contribute to our
stress, i.e., work, children, home, etc.

A helpful tip:

We should not fall prey to these feelings of helplessness. We need to confront them head on. For those stressful times during the day, a plan should be implemented. This is a key element that can be followed by mothers and the children at these times.

An organized approach to stress provides consistency and continuity. You know what to expect if you follow the plan. It may not totally remove the anxiety and stress from life, but it will certainly diminish the feelings because a structured plan puts you in control.

So what is the moral of the story?

Having a plan – the coping skills – to manage stressful, anxious times will ease the burden. By using this organized approach, you’ll notice a difference in the amount of stress in your life and how you cope with the feelings. It isn’t always easy, but the more you put these practices in place, the more natural they become.

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MOTHER’S DAY: Thanks, Mom! A Day of Remembrance

MOTHER’S DAY: Thanks, Mom! A Day of Remembrance for celebrating the beginning of life. So what is Mother’s day? What does it mean to you?

It’s a very special day on which we honor mothers everywhere, from grandmothers and aunts, to sisters and friends. It’s a day when we contemplate all of the many things that our mothers have done for us.

The earliest Mother’s Day celebrations can be traced back to the spring celebrations of ancient Greece, held to honor Rhea, the Mother of the Gods.

Another theory claims this day emerged from the custom of mother worship in ancient Greece. During the 1600’s, England celebrated a day called “Mothering Sunday.” Celebrated on the 4th Sunday of Lent, Mothering Sunday honored the mothers of England. In the UK today, people celebrate motherhood and thanks mothers just for being “moms.”

In the United States, Mother’s Day was adopted from England by social activist Julia Ward Howe after the American Civil War. Ms. Howe intended the day to be a call to unite women against war. She wrote the Mother’s Day
Proclamation.

People in different countries celebrate Mother’s Day at different times of the year because the celebration has so many different origins. So, what does Mother’s Day mean to a mom, then? To moms everywhere, Mother’s Day is a day to reflect upon all of the joys that her children and family have brought into her life.

It is a day when moms relax and let others take over, something that may be difficult for some moms to do. On this special day of the year, we honor our mothers and what they’ve done for us. Mother’s Day is also a
popular day for the family to dine out, relax and connect once again.

In this fast-forward world, we never seem to have the time to truly connect with loved ones. This is one of those opportunities. Mother’s Day is a day when mom chooses her activities. She may select a nice dinner, a family trip or simply choose to work in her garden – the place that brings her inner peace.

On Mother’s Day, we all put mom’s needs first. Moms do so much for us that it’s sometimes hard to acknowledge this in a single day. They are the ones who brought us into this world, and the ones who watch over us, even today when we have children of our own.

Once you’re a mother, you’re always a mother. Those needs to nurture and protect don’t go away simply because you’ve grown older. Mothers seem to know when we need them, whether to talk, or cry, or share an accomplishment. It’s a sixth sense that moms are born with.

A mom never stops worrying about her child. When a child is born, a transformation takes place. The new mother will never be the same.

There is no one else like her. How do you say thank you for all of that? I believe being a mom is the greatest gift in the world.

Children bring the greatest joy and satisfaction into our lives. It is immeasurable. Mother’s Day continues to be celebrated all around the world.

That’s why.

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89 year old great grand mother have guilty feelings

What would cause an 89 year old great grand mother to have guilty feelings?

Let me explain.

Mary celebrated her 89th birthday and enjoys profound stress relief. Although Mary was having fun she had a concern. I met Mary about a year ago at a coffee shop.

I stopped at the local coffee shop to get a hot chocolate before visiting my Mom. My Mom is in a nursing home. Mary and I developed a relationship.

What is fascinating about our relationship is that I do not know when I will meet Mary at the coffee shop. I do not have a specific day to visit my Mom. Mary does not go the coffee shop each day.

On her 89th birthday the owners of the donut shop gave Mary 6 red roses. Also a cake with one candle and the staff sang her happy birthday. Mary also received other unexpected gifts.

Mary was concerned because she wondered if she was given this attention out of pity. With some facilitation on my part Mary changed her perspective. She told me that she now understands that she had given all her life but never really wanted to receive.

She also confessed that she did not think that she deserved to receive. This change in her thinking now allows Mary to receive without feeling guilty.

So what is the moral of the story?

You may be OK with giving which is an admirable quality however it is also important for you to receive without feeling guilty. You need to maintain a balance in your life of giving and receiving.

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Stay focused, improve your health and enjoy stress relief

You can stay focused, improve your health and enjoy stress relief by avoiding standing in line for a free gift.

Let me explain.

Mary was enjoying stress relief when she went to the mall. She figured she would get her shopping done early and avoid the last minute rush. While she was in the store in the mall Mary became all stressed out.

While Mary was in the store there was an announcement for a free gift. The first 45 people who picked a number and got in line would receive a free gift. So Mary rushed over took her number and stood in line to get her free gift.

Mary thought she would receive her free gift in a bag and she would be on her merry way. The free gift turned out to be a promotion for cleaning products. Mary was felt inflamed when she discovered the price she paid in time and energy in order to get a free gift.

So what is the moral of the story?

There is no such thing as a free gift. A free gift usually comes with a price attached.

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