Over the years I've learned to observe my body and mind when practicing yoga and meditating daily. This has helped me to be aware of how my body feels and to see if the thoughts that I'm thinking are helping my energy level. In this article I'm going to explain to you how I worked on being stress free.

One day I realized that I had this habit of getting into this mindset that, I need to finish this project or I'll be happy when...., but it started up again when I did another activity, and then another. This affected my energy, especially when my thoughts go towards, "This task is too hard," or "I'm never going to get this done, so I can begin another one." This affects my energy and my ability to cope during the day and I get stressed out.

Such as I had been doing work for the income taxes, some thing I really didn't would like to do, so I would wish to get the job done as swiftly as possible. This made me work for the activity regularly until t had been up to date and finished. All throughout the period I could experience my vitality depleting away and resulted in me being tired. Following two weeks of allowing these types of negative thoughts rule my mind, thoughts like, "I'm not excellent with figures," or "I'm fed up with undertaking this," I had been experiencing stressed and tired and also I started experiencing the need to have naps throughout the day as well as attempting to sleep additional time in the morning. Due to the fact I feared the actual work which I needed to complete that day and I would rather stay in bed in my fantasy world.

The solution I came across to facilitate to be stress free when working on income taxes or even any other task came to me while there ended up being a power outage and I couldn't work on the computer. My nineteen month old boy was sleeping and my daughter who is 5 was at primary school, therefore this offered me the suitable chance to finish the income taxes for that particular calendar year. However, this specific time I identified of which the activity was not an energy depletion as well as in which I truly enjoyed myself.

Why was not the similar as earlier circumstances? Simply because this time frame I made a decision to place my focus only on undertaking the income taxes and nothing else as well as when negative thoughts and thinking came up I had been much more alert of them as well as I would right away tell these harmful thoughts to, Go Away! I'm not interested. This shifted my focus away from my definitely not so beneficial thoughts to get my attention back again on to my work which in turn produced this to end up being a stress free event as well as not feel tired after an hour working on the income taxes.

If you are doing a project and it is draining your energy and you're becoming stressed out from it and you'd rather be stress free during the day, try today placing your attention solely on the activity that you are doing and not let your negative thoughts distract you from it and drain your energy.

Author's Bio: 

Jennifer is an author of two books, Waking Up The Dead: Healing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and sharing with you Better Than A Double Espresso: 12 Things You Can Do to Relieve Stress & Gain Energy. A free health video series where you recieve one video weekly for 12 weeks to improve your health and wellness, sign up at: http://www.facebook.com/jennifermarksrn