Your Approach to Stress

When you’re feeling frazzled, adopt an attitude of acceptance, suggests meditation expert and psychotherapist Tara Brach: “Notice what’s going on inside you, and mentally whisper ‘yes’ to the experience: ‘yes’ to the anxiety, ‘yes’ to the tension, ‘yes’ to the irritation. With each ‘yes,’ you give space for the experience to unfold.” Letting your feelings progress to their logical conclusion helps them dissolve.

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