Is stress impacting your life or business? Are you ready to gain control of stress and find some real stress relief?
Traditional stress management training tells us to “eat right, exercise, reduce alcohol and limit caffeine.” If it were that simple we’d all be size zero, Zen monks.
Whether we like it or not stress happens. We survive stress by adapting and becoming more resilient.
The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists.
- Japanese Proverb
Common Myths about Stress:
- Stress is the same for everyone
- Stress is always bad for you
- Stress is everywhere so you can’t do anything about it.
- The most popular techniques are the best.
- No symptoms = no stress.
- Only major symptoms of stress require attention
- Stress relief means sitting on your desk and chanting “om”
Good stress keeps us vital and excited. It can help us excel at sports, deliver an amazing presentation or experience the thrill of a rollercoaster.
Bad stress is inconvenient and unhealthy. It reduces productivity, changes our behaviour, robs us of our zest for life and can cause long term damage to our bodies. Did you know that 50% to 90% of doctor’s visits are thought to be stress-related?
The good news is that you can learn to manage stress and reduce its impact on your life. By recognizing stress when it occurs and implementing stress relief techniques you can reduce the harmful effects of stress on your body.
At Cognitus (UK) we aim to equip people with a toolkit of simple, portable, on-demand, unobtrusive stress relief techniques. Once you’ve learned the basics, you’ll be more stress hardy, and be able to bend like bamboo and not break under stress.
With the right techniques, you can Destress at your Desk or in any place without drawing attention to yourself. In fact, everything we do must meet “office-friendly” criteria. If you can’t do it at your desk, you won’t find it here. (With the possible exception of the Happy Dance.)
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