Life should be lived with intensity… not watched from the sidelines. It shouldn’t be a mindless journey towards old age. Instead, we should live with intention and allow ourselves to be present in the moment, enjoying every day; not just going through the motions stressed out and overwhelmed.
It’s easy to get sucked down the wormhole of entrepreneurial advice. You’ll find yourself inundated with tips on how to do this or why you should be doing that. We hear quotes telling us how cutthroat business is or how thick-skinned you have to be to achieve success.
Stress is a short word that packs a mighty punch. It can impact how we feel physically and emotionally. Stress can affect your performance at work, strain relationships, and limit what we do; and while it’s inevitable, there are steps we can take to limit its effect.
We’ve all wondered, at one time or another, “is this all life has to offer?” Routines become redundant and we find ourselves questioning our purpose. What happened to living a fulfilled and happy life? Are we meant to just study, work, pay bills, and squeeze in just enough time for sleep and a little entertainment?
Life is stressful, no matter what stage you’re in. There are a lot of things can influence how much stress you experience and how well you’re able to handle it. If you’re looking for ways to eliminate stress, one surprising way you may not have considered is moving!
The Stanford marshmallow experiment explores the overall earnings of those that are willing to delay gratification in order to reap more reward in the long term. However, we live in a world that champions an immediate outcome, making it difficult for many to focus time and resources towards a goal that may not yield results for quite some time.