Managing Your Persistent Fears And Anxieties

Written by Stan Popovich

Everybody deals with fear and anxiety, however some people have a hard time in managing it. As a result, here is a brief list of techniques that a person can use to help manage their most persistent fears and anxieties.

When facing a current or upcoming task that overwhelms you with a lot of anxiety,repparttar first thing you can do is to dividerepparttar 142072 task into a series of smaller steps. Completing these smaller tasks one at a time will makerepparttar 142073 stress more manageable and increases your chances of success.

Sometimes we get stressed out when everything happens all at once. When this happens, a person should take a deep breathe and try to find something to do for a few minutes to get their mind off ofrepparttar 142074 problem. A person could get some fresh air, listen to some music, or do an activity that will give them a fresh perspective on things.

At times, a person might encounter a fearful thought that may be difficult to manage. A person should visualize a red stop sign which can serve as a reminder to stop thinking about that thought. This technique is good in dealing with obsessive and scary thoughts.

Time Management

Written by Kim Olver

Does it ever feel like there is never enough time inrepparttar day? Are you always rushing? Do you feel stressed atrepparttar 141932 end ofrepparttar 141933 day? Do you believe that you are not accomplishing what you hoped? Better time management may berepparttar 141934 answer.

Dr. Respect at says we must ďprotect, organize and prioritize our timeĒ. If you are having any ofrepparttar 141935 above listed difficulties, then my guess is you are missing at least one of those elements.

Protecting our time is important. We all haverepparttar 141936 same amount of time in a day. Itís what we do with it that is critical. Do you find yourself doing things you really donít want to do or spending time with people who take more than they give? These are examples of not protecting your time.

Your time is your gift to spend, as you will. You can spend it wisely or you can waste it. Itís your choice. However, one thing you canít do is get it back to do over again.

Sometimes we all do things that we donít really want to be doing but when we do, it should be in furtherance of a bigger goal that we have. Maybe we donít want to be going to work today but we want to collect our paycheck atrepparttar 141937 end ofrepparttar 141938 week, so itís something we choose to do to get torepparttar 141939 bigger payoff.

However, there are things that we do that just arenít important, donít lead to anything and waste our time. Can you think of any activities that fall into that category for you? Do you know thatrepparttar 141940 average American watches on average three hours of television each day? How is that for a time waster?

I know when I first got my computer, one ofrepparttar 141941 things I unwisely spent my time on was computer games. I donít mean an occasional game here or there. Iím talking about an addiction, an obsession---playing solitaire until 2 AM. If I didnít get that under control, I would have not only been wasting my time, but I would have been wasting my life.

I have three general categories for which I like to protect my time. One is for making progress toward my work/life goals. These arerepparttar 141942 things I do to move me forward in life. These are generally geared toward helping people in some way, generating more clientele, and increasing my revenue streams.

In this category, it is my sincere hope that one day I will have enough income to hire out all those necessary jobs that I donít love to do so that I can focus all my time onrepparttar 141943 things that are my passion but until that time, there are still things I do to move myself forward that I donít totally love. However, I try to get them done as quickly and as painlessly as possible.

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