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Taming the Traffic: Learning To Be Calm in a Non-Stop Life

Everybody feels the pinch on occasion. It seems that life these days is non-stop. When we are constantly on the move, in our lives, in our jobs, and in our lives, it’s unsurprising that health issues slowly start to creep into our lives. The younger generations are arguably set up for a more difficult life. They are the generation that started looking at hormone-disrupting devices as soon as they were able to, and the millennials and generation x generations were eating foods that were not wholesome, and greatly impacted their ability to absorb nutrients. But across-the-board, everybody is stressed. When life is non-stop, learning to calm down is easier said than done. But here are some practices that you should consider.

Incorporating Healthy Practices Into Your Life 

Remember, nutrition and general health will have a great impact on your ability to deal with stress. You don’t necessarily have to go to the health shop and stock up on a wide variety of supplements to feel the benefits. It’s about making sure you choose the right ones. CBD, for example, is one such supplement that is making significant waves. And brands like Naysa CBD are sold and easily obtainable. If you don’t want to go down this route, there are other things that you can do to help bolster your body. Magnesium is a very useful supplement if you are unable to sleep. All in all, the right supplements can make a massive difference in your ability to tolerate stress. 

Stop Focusing on Perfection 

We can all feel that perfection is the straw that breaks the camel’s back. If we can’t get things perfect or we are working in a job where we are expected to be perfect, it’s naturally going to cause us anxiety. This is why you have to learn how to embrace being “good enough,” rather than perfect. If we start to avoid the idea of perfection, we will stop chasing after the unattainable. But it also has a great bearing on your ability to cope with stress. For example, if you stop trying to attain perfection in an exam environment, and you stop trying to be the best, you won’t feel performance anxiety. 

Focus on What You Can Control 

When we feel anxious, a lot of it comes down to feeling worried about the things we cannot control. And when we start to worry about the things we cannot control, this spirals out of our control. If you start to adopt a more “Que Sera Sera” attitude, this can give you a renewed sense of perspective. There are things that we cannot control, and the sooner we learn this, the sooner we stop worrying about them. 

Finally, you should think of anxiety as an opportunity to change yourself. Anxiety doesn’t have to be a bad thing, but when life is throwing curveballs at us, we have to realize that anxiety may be part of who we are, but it doesn’t have to take over our lives. Anxiety can be a fantastic signal that we need to make changes in our lives. When we learn about what life is teaching us, anxiety soon disappears.



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I’m Marian Mitchell, Health Coach, Chronic Illness Warrior, Mom, and Food Lover. I help you navigate the food and lifestyle side of Chronic Disease Management with coaching, meal plans, recipes, podcast, and this blog. You can thrive without eating the same 4 things every day. I’m here to show you how.

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