Keep a cool head in the summer months mainly means keeping your head literally cool. But now that the sparrows have so far remained neatly on the roof and the fan has stood idle in the corner of the cupboard, anti-heat tips are not necessary. What can you get warm from? Stress... do you worry about things easily? Then here are a few tips to avoid getting into stress chicken mode.
Tip 1 - Just breathe
Tip 2 - Stop! Me time
Do you still have 127 things to do and are you already behind 87? Stop! Take some time for yourself. It sounds contradictory, because you don't have time for that, do you? But turning off your phone for fifteen minutes, having a cup of tea and enjoying the silence brings you peace, so that you can then go through the day in full gear like a Max Verstappen. Do you find it difficult to make time for yourself? Then plan it with, for example, a nice planner.
Tip 3 - Back to nature
Tip 4 - Stop worrying
Are you a real worrier? Then, while worrying, ask yourself: Does it help me to worry about this now? Can I fix this NOW? No? Then move on. Planning a moment of worry and writing down everything that comes into your head on a piece of paper also helps. That way it's out of your head and you have room for other things.
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Tip 5 - Exciting date
Tip 6 - Mind zero and do
Tip 7 - Adventure
Are you stressed about something unknown? For example, are you going to fly for the first time? Think of it as an adventure rather than something "scary" you've never done before. Changing the way you look at something often changes how you feel.
Hopefully these tips will help you. And if not, remember: Stressed spelled backwards is desserts . And that makes us all happy.
💬 Tell me, how do you keep your cool?
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