“Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.” ~Chinese Proverb
You are a slave to stress.
I can relate.
Stress Crushed My Life And Dreams
I started a business and faced intense criticism over this decision.
Everyone was sure I’d fail. My friends and family attacked me while I was combating my own self-doubt.
My stress level was insanely high.
Then the worst happened. My business failed and I lost all my savings. I was crushed.
It took a long time to finally accept this failure.
Today, whenever I work, stress still lingers in my body like the shadow of my dark past. But now I know how cope with it. Let me teach you how.
1. Consider getting a pet.
Sharing negative feelings with close friends can significantly reduce stress. Studies show that spending time with pets relieves stress in the same way. Also, when you’re accompanied by a pet in stressful situations, it prevents your stress level from rising.
I have a cat. He was my only friend when nobody was supporting me. I’m grateful to have him by my side.
If you don’t have a pet, consider getting one. It may change your life in surprising ways.
2. Stop dwelling on your problems.
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