Stressed TF out!
It’s a story that too many of us are familiar with. Our bodies are tense to the point of pain, but it’s not because we don’t know how the bills will be paid or two seconds from being evicted…but it fairly ummmm let’s say unnecessary. Mind going 200mph over situations where we feel that we are hopeless but we actually have the control.
I use to always operate from this place of chaos. But it wasn’t until recently that I have felt a load lifted off my shoulders. Being at peace was no longer an imaginary phrase, only felt when watching Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday; but it had become a way of life.
I sensed it, others sensed it, even my FitBit sleep tracker noticed the peace that resided in my life (no more blue lines baby).
Folks questioned me with their curiosity “Jas, you seem so peaceful now a days; how did you do it?”
Here are the three things that aided me on my journey to live a stress free life…
1. It’s all about ME
As I took inventory of my behaviors, I came across something. I had become an YES woman. Though it is natural for us women to put others needs before our own; it is sometimes necessary for us to be a little selfish. It was as if I became allergic to saying no!
“Girl you want to go to the club tonight?”
In my head I would be saying.........
"No! I rather sit at the house and watch episodes of Good Times.”
But what would come out of my mouth “Yeah girl, what time do I need to be ready"Read More