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Sheldon Levine

Shared January 6, 2017

There's some great tips on here that you can start small with and build on as you go.

Yiğit Konur

Shared April 28, 2017

Cool tip!

Just because your mind creates a thought doesn’t make it true. Bill got in the habit of asking himself “Is that thought true?”

Yiğit Konur

Shared April 28, 2017

Wow.

An important key for Bill in all of this was starting small—very small. It’s important because you can’t take on stress in a stressful way. Often we try to bring about change through sheer effort and we put all of our energy into a new initiative. But you can’t beat stress using the same techniques that created the stress in the first place.

Instead, the key is to do less than you feel you want to. If you feel like breathing for two minutes, do it for just one minute. If you are up for a day of really listening to people deeply, do it for the next meeting only. Leave yourself eager to try it again. What you want is to develop a sustainable habit: a stress-free approach to reducing your stress.

Jasen Farmer

Shared January 11, 2017

Breathing help too! #stress #listening @hbr

Bill found if he concentrated on listening to other people the way he focused when he meditated his interaction immediately became richer. The other person could feel he was listening, almost physically. And when they knew he was listening they formed a bond with him faster. Life almost immediately felt richer and more meaningful. As professor Graham Bodie has empirically noted, listening is the quintessential positive interpersonal communication behavior.

Tim Metz

Shared April 5, 2017

A stress-free approach to reducing your #stress. #balance

Akshay Ratan

Shared December 17, 2016

Succinct advice! :)

Sriharsh Mallela

Shared February 5, 2017

Practical, simple advice for our stress riddled bodies

Marta Datkiewicz

Shared January 17, 2017

Exactly what I've found whilst travelling... especially breathing, thought questioning and immersing oneself truly with one activity at a time!

Igor Chechulin

Shared January 16, 2017

Когда задаешься вопросом что же делать — ответы приходят сами по себе.

Pawan Chopra

Shared December 23, 2016

Just because your mind creates a thought doesn’t make it true.

Brown Girl Green Life

Shared December 18, 2016

Really great tips that would be useful for just about anyone!

Christina Parkhurst

Shared March 10, 2017

That is weird

biraj bisht

Shared April 23, 2017

you can’t beat stress using the same techniques that created the stress in the first place.

you can’t beat stress using the same techniques that created the stress in the first place.

Kim

Shared February 3, 2017

"An important key for Bill in all of this was starting small—very small. It’s important because you can’t take on stress in a stressful way. Often we try to bring about change through sheer effort and we put all of our energy into a new initiative. But you can’t beat stress using the same techniques that created the stress in the first place."

amirpouya kei

Shared January 9, 2017

helpful

Rickard Eriksson

Shared August 6, 2017

Awesome! Sounds easy to get into, which is really important if a person should try it.

René Wagenaar

Shared December 27, 2016

good practices

Jessica Mita

Shared January 4, 2017

Breathe, meditate, listen, question, find purpose

Dimitrios Georgoutsakos

Shared January 16, 2017

Good tips!

Gustavo Quintero

Shared May 5, 2017

if you read it.. you understand it.. then you will know the way to relax and being succesfull

Dereck Breuning

Shared July 1, 2017

Good tips on relieving stress, which to me sounds like mindfulness.

Leo O'Campo

Shared February 3, 2017

Great tips

Manuel CONTI

Shared April 17, 2017

Very nice post in how to take it easy on #stress. #selfdevelopment

Ramel Polida

Shared December 20, 2016

To have less anxiety & stressful life, this is the best practice.

Laura Takakuwa

Shared December 24, 2016

Good, easy techniques to remember.

Dmitry Puzirev

Shared January 8, 2017

ko

Mark de Jong

Shared January 13, 2017

Interesting article

Robert Cude

Shared January 16, 2017

Great article

Chris Griffith

Shared January 17, 2017

Some great advice. look forward to seeing how well it works.

Baba Baba

Shared January 21, 2017

got in the habit of asking himself “Is that thought true?” And if he wasn’t absolutely certain it was, he just let it go. He said: “Thank your mind for coming up with the thought and move on.

Baba Baba

Shared January 21, 2017

Bill found if he concentrated on listening to other people the way he focused when he meditated his interaction immediately became richer. The other person could feel he was listening, almost physically. And when they knew he was listening they formed a bond with him faster. Life almost immediately felt richer and more meaningful.

Holly Dinmorre

Shared February 1, 2017

This helped me a lot in school

Deborah Rushing

Shared February 2, 2017

I can do this!

Karen Shalala

Shared February 7, 2017

it helps me

Michele Horton

Shared February 15, 2017

Worth the time to read it.

Eric Bernardo

Shared February 22, 2017

questioning

Eric Bernardo

Shared February 22, 2017

Breathing

detailer06

Shared February 26, 2017

I can use this.

Евгений Николаевич

Shared February 27, 2017

great story!

Chaitanya Pagare

Shared February 28, 2017

truly informative

Rolando Arizpe

Shared March 3, 2017

Interesante

hassanamoudi

Shared March 25, 2017

"stress-free approach to reducing your stress."

Beckett Gosnell

Shared March 28, 2017

very helpful

Balaji Kishore

Shared March 30, 2017

Relieved

Karin 叶

Shared April 3, 2017

fantastic

empirically

Andrew Akroyd

Shared April 8, 2017

develop

Lisa Bierman

Shared April 15, 2017

I can do this! Very realistic suggestions that will make a big impact!

Timothy Folsom

Shared April 16, 2017

Very well written, great points and a very solid approach for dealing with stress.

Cathy Zhang

Shared April 18, 2017

Deep breathing exercises have been part of yoga practices for thousands of years, but recent research done at Harvard’s Massachusetts General Hospital document the positive impact deep breathing has on your body’s ability to deal with stress.

Kelly M

Shared June 15, 2017

He started small by taking three deep breaths each time he sat down at his desk.

Kelly M

Shared June 15, 2017

Bill got in the habit of asking himself “Is that thought true?” And if he wasn’t absolutely certain it was, he just let it go. He said: “Thank your mind for coming up with the thought and move on.

Lukáš Růžička

Shared July 1, 2017

I can not still believe how these people can reach mentioned successes in life without knowing the basic truth as described in article.

Christopher Weisheit

Shared August 1, 2017

good

Chipo Dube

Shared 2 days ago

This article provides a few basic tips on how you can reduce your stress.... even with a hectic schedule!

Give yourself a few minutes to focus on yourself during your day and find out how your life can be transformed.

Chipo Dube

Shared 2 days ago

This article provides a few basic tips on how you can reduce your stress.... even with a hectic schedule!

Give yourself a few minutes to focus on yourself during your day and find out how your life can be transformed.

Reduce Your Stress in Two Minutes a Day

Bob Link

Shared April 18, 2017

Basic tools to enjoy the present moment more than being unconscious of what you are doing and busy with what the next moment is offering.

Marian Felicitas See

Shared February 2, 2017

Happy Friday everyone! 😊 here's 5 small ways to live the weekdays too and not dread it 😊 from my Favourite author who wrote Essentialism 😊

Jacqueline Dozier

Shared February 4, 2017

Five techniques: Breathing, listening, meditation, questioning, purpose

Michal Kascak

Shared February 9, 2017

vyborny text, odporucam

Margo

Shared February 11, 2017

Some great ideas here - familiar to many, but perhaps new to you.

Leslie Daniels

Shared May 3, 2017

The suggestions are easy to do and measurable. Do less than you want to do is much easier than do all you can do, which immediately takes the angst out of my thoughts. Very practical changes that may decrease my stress levels. Great article!