5 daily habits that will help keep you feeling cool, calm and collected when life feels anything but.

5 daily habits that will help keep you feeling cool, calm and collected when life feels anything but. - Melissa Allen Mood Essentials

You’ve been thought it more times than you’d care to count.  As you try to manage your growing stress throughout the chaos of a busy work day (there’s always!) at least one person who is keeping their cool.  Don’t they notice the crises you’ve been rushing between?

And have you ever wondered how those de-stresssed, ever calm people keep it all together on a daily basis? The truth is, they’re neither superhuman nor oblivious – they just practice daily habits that keep their stress levels under control.  And the good news is that you can learn some habits to help stay calm too.

  1. Let It Go.
    This thing that seems like it is the end of the world right now, is not…..Stressing about abut the situation you’re in won’t do any good because you are already in it, things have a way of working themselves out….so just let it go.

  2. Breathe.
    The next time you’re faced with a situation that makes you feel stressed, stop what you’re doing for a minute and try the following steps:
    -Take some deep breaths in and out.
    -Imagine all the stress leaving your body with each exhale.
    -Smile – fake it if you have to. It’s pretty hard to stay grumpy with a quirky grin on your face.

  3. Enjoy the Journey.
    Focusing on the end result can quickly become exhausting.  Chasing a big goal is going to require a lot of time and patience…. So split it into mini-goals so you have more than one cause for celebration.

    Giving yourself consistent positive feedback with also help your patience, stay motivated and will help in finding more joy in the process of achieving your goals.

  4. Get some exercise.
    The physical benefits of exercise, such as improving physical condition have long been established.

    Exercise is also considered vital for maintaining mental fitness and it can reduce stress. Studies show that it is very effective in reducing fatigue, improving alertness and concentration.  This can be especially helpful when stress has depleted your energy or ability to concentrate.

  5. Spritz Melissa Allen Mood Essentials – I Have Calm.
    I Have Calm is a gentle fragrance that helps you manage everyday activities. Infused with a combination of fourteen 100% natural essential oils that include bergamot, sandalwood, patchouli and by harnessing the powers of lavender, a simple spritz can soothe the mind and body helping you unwind and relax.

    I Have Calm also can also be used as a pillow spray to help you enjoy a good night’s sleep, leaving you to feel revitalised for the day ahead.
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