Written by Stan Popovich

There are times that we encounter fearful thoughts that can be difficult to manage. For some people,repparttar more they try to get rid ofrepparttar 146363 thoughts,repparttar 146364 strongerrepparttar 146365 thoughts become andrepparttar 146366 more difficult they become to manage. As a result, here is a brief list of techniques that a person can use to help manage their fearful and obsessive thoughts and anxieties.

The first thing a person must do is not to dwell or focus onrepparttar 146367 fear provoking thought when it comes. The more a person tries to reason outrepparttar 146368 thought or focus onrepparttar 146369 fear behindrepparttar 146370 thought,repparttar 146371 strongerrepparttar 146372 thought becomes. The next time you encounter an obsessive thought, get intorepparttar 146373 practice of not dwelling on it.

From my interviews with various psychologists, I was told that a person should visualize a red stop sign in their mind when they encounter a fear provoking thought. Whenrepparttar 146374 negative thought comes, a person should think of a red stop sign which serves as a reminder to stop focusing on that thought and to think of something else. A person can then try to think of something positive to replacerepparttar 146375 negative thought.

Stay Young and Beautiful

Written by Cheryl White

Staying young and beautiful is an important factor in many of our lives. The thought of getting old, wrinkly and loosing our faculties is rather daunting to sayrepparttar least.

Scientists who have studied aging are now saying that your genes only have 40 percent ofrepparttar 146314 deciding factor to how old you look and feel,repparttar 146315 rest is due to what you eat, drink and your state of mind. According to these studies, this means you can delay aging symptoms by years, simply by taking small steps to improve your diet, fitness and by trying to cut downrepparttar 146316 levels of stress and negativity in your life.

Cutting down on stress is one ofrepparttar 146317 most important things you need to think about, prolonged stress can be hazardous to your health. Studies have shown there is evidence that chronic stress weakensrepparttar 146318 immune system, making us more susceptible to infections and illnesses.

Try to be positive about your life, if you are not one of life’s natural optimists it will be worth learning to become one by practicing positive thinking, such as; If you find yourself reacting to an event in a destructive way, stop for a moment and focus on positive areas of your life or think of a good time in your life and reflect onrepparttar 146319 best features about yourself, once you have managed to get into a better state of mind take another look at your problem or event, is it actually as important as you first thought?

Is there an easier way to go about your problem? Or perhaps there is someone who you can ask for help to lightenrepparttar 146320 load. By believing in yourself, thinking that things can only get better and that this situation is temporary, you will be surprised how much happier and calm you can become.

Eat at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day and a minimum of one portion of oily fish a week, this will boost your immune system and help give you more energy to go about your busy lifestyle. By eating your recommended portion of fruit and vegetables, scientists also say you cut your overall cancer risk by twenty percent. Eating oily fish at least once a week can cut your risk of heart attack by forty percent. Fish also helps to reduce risk of several forms of cancers and can ease symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.

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