No Worries! – Get Off the See-Saw of Stress

If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn’t ask me, I’d still have to say it. ~ George Burns

Is your life a celebration or a crisis?

I have a friend who see-saws between ecstasy and despair. One day she calls to tell me her tale of woe. Next day, she’s ecstatic over a victory or blessing. And the following day, she’s down in the dumps again because something else happened.

Being constantly at the mercy of your emotions is no way to live, or so I tell her. Spiritual and emotional growth requires us to ‘level out’ our reactions to life’s many challenges.

To go another step further, true maturity teaches us not to react to those circumstances at all. Instead, we analyze the situation and then ACT purposefully.

In the meantime, there are some simple ways to deal with the stresses of everyday life. To read more, visit 7 Tips for Overcoming Stress You’ll learn seven easy tips to reduce your stress level and restore your personal calm.

Jump off that see-saw!

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