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Episode from the podcastWriting Your Best Self

How To Use A Stress Log To Elevate Mental Resilience

Released Tuesday, 7th September 2021
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"When you journal out a negative thought loop and express on paper where your mind is going, suddenly your perspective shifts and you feel differently."

How can we navigate and manage stress so it doesn't have a negative impact on our lives - especially given the times we're living in?

In this episode, we explore how to use a stress log and specific journaling tools.

Tune in now and discover: 
  • Specifically, what to record in a stress log. 
  • The science - why journaling is a powerful tool for stress management. 
  • The power of understanding your own stress pattern. 
  • The reasons expressive writing relieves stress.
  • Strengthening emotional intelligence through your journaling practice. 
"With your journaling practice, you get to create a protected space where you can explore how you really feel. Instead of keeping things blocked inside of you, allowing that flux of expression can be incredibly healing and freeing." 
  • Developing your stress language - labelling & defining triggers. 
  • Journaling to escape the worst-case scenario hamster wheel.
  • Leveraging the power of our meaning-making skills & abilities.
  • Coming to a place of acceptance over denial. 
  • Feeling proactive with stresses and strains. 
  • And more...
Empowering yourself to navigate stress is a core tool in the quest to be your best self. If you're able to hold pressure, you're better able to handle more of what life throws at you.

This episode is here to equip you in this important journey - so tune in now.

This week's journal prompt is:
Why are you stressed? 
"Journaling is a cathartic practise because it provides an outlet to express, vent, rant, or connect with the feelings you're experiencing and express them in the written word."
Also, check out the BestSelf Co. range of journaling tools:
1. Creating Your Live List [$5 investment].
2. Transform Fear to Focus [$5 investment].
3. 52 List Journaling Prompts [a free tool].
4. Stress Management Pack [$10 investment].

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