Stress SOS

Stress SOS

3 strategies to manage stress in the moment

Would you like to feel better… more you?!   Happier, or more balanced, like you used to feel before everything got so crazy?

What if you could shift from being stressed to feeling more positive – right now?!

In this video you’ll discover 3 simple strategies you can do, to help you feel less stressed in the moment..

You’ll discover how making small changes:

  • physically
  • mentally
  • and emotionally..

 …can help you feel better now!

We’d love to learn what you found most useful, please share your comments below.

We look forward to seeing you next month and in the meantime..

Continue to stay safe, be well and thrive!

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16 Comments

  1. Mark Mulligan-Reply
    3rd September 2020 at 10:42 am

    I’m really curious … what did you find most useful about this video and what are you going to do?

  2. Colette-Reply
    3rd September 2020 at 11:05 am

    Great Video Mark, Perfect timing as having a particularly anxious day. It was really useful to take a moment to reflect on all 3 elements. Remembering to take a deep breath and think about the story I am telling myself. I feel much lighter now and its always good to be reminded of my thriving state!. Thanks

    • Mark-Reply
      3rd September 2020 at 3:24 pm

      So glad it was timely and useful Colette!

  3. Yasmeen Cohen-Reply
    3rd September 2020 at 11:27 am

    Thank you! Very easy to understand, I’m going to try and implement them!

    • Mark-Reply
      3rd September 2020 at 3:24 pm

      Best of luck Yasmeen!

  4. Diane Turner-Reply
    3rd September 2020 at 11:43 am

    Thanks for sharing this Mark. I really appreciated the explanation of the sympathetic/parasympathetic nervous systems. It’s helpful to understand how they oppose each other and how you can consciously switch between: the “look around you” tip is a great one for me to take away.

    • Mark-Reply
      3rd September 2020 at 3:23 pm

      Thanks Diane, I too find it so useful to think of the sympathetic/parasympathetic as opposing each other and how turning on one … as in rest and digest … turns off the other … fight or flight.

  5. Natasha Chivers-Reply
    3rd September 2020 at 2:58 pm

    Really helpful ! It’s so hard to turn round those moments when we are hijacked by extreme stress and I found these incredibly useful tools to normalise, break down those moments and take actions
    that can help me improve them.

    • Mark-Reply
      3rd September 2020 at 3:21 pm

      You’re so right, it’s hard when you’re hijacked in the moment to do something, but practicing when you’re not stressed can help make it an automatic habit. Thanks Natasha!

  6. susan riley-Reply
    3rd September 2020 at 5:12 pm

    Thanks Mark, as always a great video to remind us of our thrive state. I now need to practice my centred state more often.

    • Mark-Reply
      3rd September 2020 at 5:37 pm

      Thanks so much Sue!

  7. Julie Martin-Reply
    4th September 2020 at 7:10 am

    Another great video Mark! You make it simple and accessible to understand. We all need these easy tips to bring us back to a sense of centre and grounding!

  8. Bern Maguire-Reply
    5th September 2020 at 12:49 pm

    Thanks Mark for another excellent video. I especially liked the part where you stopped to go through the breathing exercise – I feel better already!

  9. Kirsty-Reply
    5th September 2020 at 12:52 pm

    It’s astounding to think that you can influence your nervous system just by consciously taking certain steps. I found the part about widening the field of vision when feeling stressed especially useful – definitely something I’ll be using in future! Thanks Mark.

  10. Della Judd-Reply
    7th September 2020 at 10:22 am

    Great video Mark, it’s so important to just remember to breathe when feeling stressed as it can instantly take that panic feeling away. I try to step away from my desk for a moment too when something has stressed me out!

  11. Ben-Reply
    9th September 2020 at 6:33 am

    Great video Mark! It’s amazing how ineffective we often breath and the impact this can have! Enjoyed the part about the relaxing effect of broadening our visual focus also!
    Now I know why it’s encouraged on many guided meditations!
    Looking forward to trying turn these into daily habits

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