Saturday, March 27, 2010

4 Tips for Reducing Social Media Stress

SHOOT: Disconnecting is a good one. Best place to do that is in nature.
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We used to only be digitally connected via computer for part of the day, but today’s hand-held devices enable a “constantly connected” lifestyle. This presents huge benefits, and its share of challenges. An important question to ask yourself is: Are you going to be constantly overwhelmed by “Stress 2.0,” or can you successfully translate this lifestyle into “Wisdom 2.0?”

1. Take Time to Disconnect

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2. Breathe

In fact, even as you read these words, you can bring attention to your breath. Notice the breath coming in and out of your body. This attention to your breathing can help lower cortisol levels, increase oxygen levels, and lower your stress level.

3. Eat Food that Adds Energy

4. Awaken the Body: Move

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Conclusion: Learn to Surf

“You cannot stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.”
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