Day 7 of the 30-day Blogging Challenge: #ichoosehopeKE #landofhope
Stress is real no matter who you are. Talk of traffic jam, busy schedules, multiple priorities and the seemingly elusive need for solitude and rest.
Today I am sharing these tips I came across that have been very inspirational to me. Even though you may have seen these stress reducing tips, re-look them and see how they can resonate to your life! I am also asking God to help me see where I need to make changes! Delve already…
- Go to bed on time
- Get up on time so that you can start the day unrushed
- Say no to projects that won’t fit into your time schedule or that will compromise your mental health
- Delegate tasks to capable others
- Simplify and unclutter your life
- Less is more (although one is often not enough, two are often too many)
- Allow extra time to do things and to get to places
- Pace yourself. Spread out big changes and difficult projects over time, don’t lump the hard things all together
- Take one day at a time
- Separate worries from concerns. If a situation is a concern find out what God would have you to do and let go of the anxiety. If you can’t do anything about a situation, forget it
- Live within your budget, don’t use credit cards/loan for ordinary purchases
- Have backups, an extra car key in your wallet, an extra house key in the garden/guardian, extra cash
- KMS (Keep Mouth Shut) This single piece of advice can prevent an enormous amount of trouble
- Do something for the KID in you everyday
- Carry a Bible with you to read while waiting in line
- Get enough exercise
- Eat right
- Get organized so everything has its place
- Listen to a tape while driving that can help improve your quality of life
- Write thoughts and inspirations down
- Every day, find time to be alone
- Having problems? Talk to God on the spot. Try to nip small problems in the bud. Don’t wait until the time to go to bed to try and pray.
- Make friends with Godly people
- Keep a folder of favorite scriptures on hand
- Remember that the shortest bridge between despair and hope is often a good “Thank you Jesus”
- Laugh some more!
- Take your work seriously, but yourself not at all
- Develop a forgiving attitude (most people are trying their best)
- Be kind to unkind people (they probably need it the most)
- Sit on your ego
- Talk less, listen more
- Slow down
- Remind yourself that you are not the general manager of the universe
- Every night before bed, think of one thing you are grateful for that you’ve never been grateful before. GOD HAS A WAY OF TURNING THINGS AROUND FOR YOU.
Romans 8:31 If God is for us, who can be against us?
PS. I would love to know the original author of these 36 tips so that I give due credit… 🙂