So, gala fair here, and I have a few tips about handling stress. Every call I get, every email I get, every text I get has something about stress, overwhelmed stress. How to handle stress, hating stress and then I’ll ask this question, are you in distress or you stress? And they think of not. What in heaven’s name is your stress? Whether your stress is actually a good word, and your stress is I’m going to tell the exact definition is moderate or normal psychological stress, seen as being beneficial to the experience. Sounds good to me.
So, that’s being in the safe stress zone. We move out of overkill and yelling and screaming to hiding in under the bed or in a closet or wherever you can. So that you don’t have to handle stress. So, we’re going to work with that safe stress zone. It’s like, when you’re running and you get into the zone. It’s the same thing with stress, and you can do it, and now is the time to practice as best you can.
So, I’m getting as many tools and techniques as I can to help you with this, and obviously, using them myself. So, one that I have used and then I sort of forgot about, but I’m back with is the Pomodoro method and Francisco cruelly, oh developed this. And he must love pasta and pasta sauce, because there’s even a clock that he’s developed that looks like a tomato.
So, you can use that. You can use your phone. You can use whatever you can, but here’s what the suggestion is, and it’s a good one, and I’ve worked with it, and it really makes a difference. You set the clock, the timer. So that you work for 25 minutes. 25 minutes and then you take a break. Five-minute break. 10-minute break, whatever it is, and then you come back, and you work for 25 minutes, and in that way your mind can stay clear, because most of us are very much involved with our computers, and so many of us are working from home these days, and those of us who have been downsized or kind of put on hold for a while. The computer is a really, a good place for you to research and learn new things.
So, moving from distress to you stress, you stress. We need stress. It keeps us standing up or else we flop on the floor, and we couldn’t even walk around. So, it’s not you stress. It’s EU. It’s good stress, okay? Got that one. So, the Pomodoro method, look it up. It’s P-om-o-do-ro, and you can, I’m sure get one of the cute little tomato clocks, if you would like. If not, use whatever you have. So, I have one more, and it’s interesting, and I’ve been touting this for a long time, and these are actually reminders for me too. And it’s really about drinking water. It’s very interesting, and here’s the research from the University of East London, indicates this is important that water is the original athletic drink, and check in with any Olympian. And they will tell you, they drink a lot of water, a lot of water.
So, here’s what it says. It says that once thirst is relieved, the brain is left to focus on the task at hand, and even if you’re not conscious, you’re thirsty. Take a good swig, two, three, four. So, those are my tips for today, and I will be having my masterclass on limiting stress, and how to work with stress, and how to stay in that safe stress zone. So that you can continue going without really destroying any relationships or being upset with yourself or either being too mad or running away from a situation.
Have a productive day! We’re here for you and our coaches are ready to talk, if you like. So, contact me. I’m here for you too. We’re all in this together, and remember, no one wins unless we all do. So, we’re beginning to create a new kind of collective energy around all this.
So, have a positive day and have some, you stress no distress. Thanks so much.
See you soon.