Most people face it in some form every day; some face it every hour.
Some days go by relatively calmly; some seem to assault us on every side.
Pressures, demands and unresolved issues circle around in increasing numbers and makes it hard to know where to turn or what to do.
Stress, anxiety or total overwhelm, whatever you want to call it, everyone who cares about anything will have faced it at some time.
Boiling it down, it’s all just FEAR in disguise.
You cannot tackle anxiety, stress or fear whilst it remains as some generalised concept. You *have to* get specific. Any problem well defined in at least half solved.
You know there’s a problem when according to Google there are over 33,000 searches a month in the UK for the term ‘stress’. Guess what, people searching for this very broad term are not going to find any decent answers. If that wasn’t bad enough, there are over 60,000 searches a month in the UK for the term ‘anxiety’.
So what are we to do? Are we condemned to a life of anxiety with only the occasional get-away-from-it-all holiday?
The good news is that there are a number of things you can do to silence the stress, eliminate anxiety and obliterate the overwhelm.
You CAN take control, you CAN take command and you CAN make a difference in your own life.
The first job of any doctor is to come to an accurate diagnosis. That’s a necessary step before any prescription is handed out. In the same way, you need to get clear on where the problem actually lies. Here are a few places to start your search for answers.
"Remember that every emotion is the slave of your perception; change the way you see something and your feelings will immediately change.
Pad is a trusted adviser to business leaders across the globe. He is Director at Come Alive Success Coaching ltd. and the Author of TEAM ME - How to Play Your Best Game in Life, and TEAM GUY - Forging Men of Soul & Steel.