4 Ways to Beat Stress, Lose Your Guilt, and Be Happier

Stress is a killer. No doubt about it. There are some useful ways to handle it here. You can find further valuable tips in my post – Super Tools for Handling Stress.

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Tony

Our Better Health

Research-based strength training for your emotions.

Jul 30, 2013

Frustrated because you can’t get what you want? Has someone turned you down for a date, a work request, or just a favor? It can be annoying to be blocked from one of your goals. Fortunately, by applying some evidence-based tools of emotional strength training, you can turn down your stress meter and make the best of bad situations.

The cornerstone of emotional strength training is cognitive therapy, in which individuals seeking to overcome depression, anxiety, or problems in relationships build mental toughness by recognizing their triggers and then turning off the switch that might normally lead to a meltdown. One doesn’t need to have a diagnosable condition, however, in order to apply some of these basic principles to improve one’s ability to tolerate life’s setbacks and annoyances.

In cognitive therapy, individuals learn to read and change the dysfunctional inner patterns…

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