Tips and tools to survive information overload
to Reduce Stress in Your Life.
1. Your Actions
Here are a few tips in the area of Stress,
Burnout and Balancing Life.
Rule #1 - Accept your reality.
In other words, what you are experiencing in your current phase
of life...just accept it. Don't fight it, don't deny it...ACCEPT
Once you accept your current reality, now focus in the the CORE
of what your reality is all about.
To get to your core...dig deep. Think about those key roles in your
life right now and write down a few main
Example...Policing. What is the core reality
for a police officer?
They deal with individual and community problems...Problems.
In other words, they are problem solvers...Problem Solvers.
In essense, everything a police officer does
is based around dealing with problems (other peoples problems).
And the core of their job is SOLVING problems. When your job is
all about "other people's" problems, you got to know there
is a degree of stress that is inherent with that job. That leads
us into Rule#2...Recognize and identify the stressors. of your life.
Rule#2 - Recognize and Identify the Stressors
We are hard wired for survival...we are not hard wired to handle
the thousand of little stressors that hit us everyday. It is these
little stressors that cause us the grief
I want you to visualize you have a full glass of water. Imagine
dozens of people come up to your glass and add a little bit more
water into your full glass. What happens? Your glass overflows and
the water spills out.