Experience JOY!: Wednesday Wish Granting Column

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Joy Phoenix

By: JOY!

Email: joy@thethinkering.com ►

JOY! is famous for teaching how to live more joyfully and less stressfully in 3 minutes or less. She is known as the Wish Granter because people bring her their wishes for health and happiness, and she helps them grant those wishes more quickly, easily and powerfully, while having a ripping good time Email us your wish for a chance to have it answered in this column.


Email us your wish for a chance to have it answered in this column

Dear JOY My wish is for less stress! I feel like stress is making me physically ill and I can’t do anything about it because the situation is out of my control. I can’t even think about it without feeling stressed. I’ve tried drugs the doctor gave me but I don’t like the way they make me feel. What can I do?

MaryAnn (Recession victim).


There is no doubt stress can make you sick MaryAnn. The AMA reckons 90% of illness is stress related!

When you are under extreme or chronic stress, your body responds as if it was being physically assaulted. That’s why stress is America’s number 1 health problem.

Nor is it surprising that you can’t think about your situation without becoming stressed.

When stress hits, 80% of the blood leaves the forebrain taking cognitive thought with it. Your body shifts into ‘Fight/Flight’, stress chemicals pour into your bloodstream, perceptions become distorted, you over react: Your muscles tense up, your heart rate increase, your adrenaline kicks in and your immune system goes on high alert.

Over time this wears out your immune system and you get sick. Then you get better and you go back to your old routine and the same thing happens again.

The more run-down your immune system gets from the daily wear & tear of stress, the more at-risk you become.

That’s the bad news. The good news is you can do something about it; you don’t need to continue being a victim of stress.

Stressful situations don’t cause long term health problems, it’s our inability to cope with the stress that different situations cause, that creates the problems, health and otherwise.

The simple technique in this video will show you how to manage your stress more effectively, and give you the power to keep a clear head regardless of what’s going on around you.

Try it, see what happens

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K606qlTJHMw

Your JOYscription is to use stress as a trigger to put your hand on your forehead and keep it there for 5 minutes, while breathing deeply. Each time you do this, you will empower yourself to think more clearly and cope more effectively regardless of what life might be throwing at you.

Life isn’t getting any less challenging. We need to step up, skill up and pay it forward – JOY! for more information visit experiencejoy.com

 

 


JOY! Phoenix

JOY is known as the Wish Granter because people bring her their wishes for health and happiness, and she helps them grant those wishes more quickly, easily and powerfully, while having a ripping good time. - She is also known as the Cosmic Ass Kicker.

Her website is www.experiencejoy.com. She has granted our wish for is a weekly ‘Experience JOY’ column for The Thinkering Readers.

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Joy, we are glad to have you aboard offering our readers tips and strategies that increase daily happiness and wellbeing.  All of my experiences with you have been a real joy and I look forward to your weekly contriubtions.

Sincerely,

NTB

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