Personal Change Mastery includes understanding your stress levels. Once you discover where you are we can then co-create a plan for you shift from anxious living to a experiencing a life of calm and ease. Ah, doesn’t that feel good? Do you have too much stress?
Everyone responds to stress differently. Use this checklist from the HeartMath® Institute to assess the impact stress is having on your life and if it’s time to do something about it.
Low stress levels
❐ I feel well
❐ I am able to relax
❐ Physical recreation brings me pleasure
❐ Increasing pressure enhances my performance
❐ My thinking is clear and I learn easily
❐ I am able to say “No”
❐ Others see me as adaptable and approachable
❐ Others see me as energized and successful
Moderate stress levels
❐ I feel driven, hyperactive, and restless
❐ I tend to make snap decisions but with errors
❐ I feel over-burdened but can still say “No”
❐ I often feel tired but am taking steps to recover
❐ I often try to squeeze a few extra drops out of my performance
❐ Discipline, fitness, social pressure and stimulants play a greater role in my ability to perform
❐ My sleep is just about adequate
❐ Others see me as tired yet successful
High stress levels
❐ I don’t think as clearly as I used to
❐ I feel irritable and “on edge”
❐ I complain and grumble regularly
❐ I work longer hours but get less done
❐ I have repeated minor ailments, aches and pains
❐ I am exhausted, have poor endurance and my work/life balance is suffering
❐ I am unable to distinguish the essential from non essential
❐ I have sleep problems
❐ I feel like I’m l operating in survival mode
❐ I accept excessive burdens and see them as inevitable
© HeartMath® If your stress levels are low then you are a lucky person who knows how to live life well! If your stress levels are moderate to high you may want help in shifting.
Call today me at 508-954-6366 to learn how I can help you.