Wouldn’t we have know this before?
“The 2008 Stress in America survey, conducted by the American Psychological Assn. and released in October, found that stress levels have increased significantly over the last two years, particularly in the last six months. Money and the economy top the list of concerns.
Among 2,500 participants from across the country, 81% said money was a significant cause of stress, up from 73% in 2007 and 59% in 2006. Worries about other economic issues also increased. Between April and October, worries about work jumped from 62% to 67%; concerns over housing costs rose from 56% to 62%; and job stability woes increased from 48% to 56%.”
What does chronic unresolved stress do to your body?
Well, listen up for its effect:
– Weakened immune system - Increasing our susceptibility to infections such as common colds and other viruses
With increased stress comes increased inflammation.
This contributes to:
– Stroke - Arthritis - Type 2 diabetes - Periodontal disease and - Frailty
Additionally, studies have shown, the cumulative effects of unresolved psychological stress contribute to heart disease and high blood pressure.
And if those weren’t enough negatives, stress also turns on genes that trigger disease, accelerate aging and lead to depression,
Adoh, what a list.
There is a lot, and I really mean a lot, that NLP, Timeline Therapy(TM), and Hypnosis can do to reduce or remove stress.
Clearly, it has something to do with the art that the mind codes external events and how we react to it. And this is an individual experience. Everybody ‘codes’ events and situations differently. As you know there are differences in the way we react if something is happening. Some people are stressed out when they have to work on one small thing, while others ask for more and more and more. Don’t you know those?
I coached CEOs that were stressed out about the performance of their organisation. About ongoing projects. About competitive pressures. About lost accounts. About low performers. About anything they came across. Surely not healthy.
Most of them hold a picture, a vivid imagination of their specific situation in their mind. These pictures were close, very colourful, and big. So big that they could not see anything else but the thing at hand that stressed them.
One of the intervention was to simply move the picture to the back. To darken the situation. To make it smaller. To reduce the negative inner self-talk.
Nearly immediately, the effect on them was visible. They lightened up. A smile crossed their face. The muscles around their mouth losened. It was just like a miracle. And so easy!!
There are more interventions available to cope with, reduce, manage or even eliminate stress.
It is fast, fun and future oriented. And, of course, healthy. This is one of the methods we teach in our NLP Practitioner trainings, so that our NLP Coaches can then easily use this method to “fight stress.” Because too many people are stressed, and it is too much for the body!
Interested? Contact us now!
Andreas is the founder of Asia Mind Dynamics and a certified trainer of internationally recognised certification programmes:
- Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) with the American Board of Neuro Linguistic Programming (ABNLP),
- NLP Coach Training with the Coaching Division of ABNLP,
- The Words That Change Minds -Language and Behaviour Profile of which he also is one of 17 Global Master Trainers
- Creating Your Future Coaching™ Techniques at the Masters Level with the International Timeline Therapy Association
- Hypnosis with the American Board of Hypnotherapy (ABH)
- Master Trainer with the International Association of Counsellors and Therapists (IACT).
We also train companies to achieve higher performance especially through our signature programmes on Leadership, Sales and Advanced Communications.
To find out more about us or our programme and what makes us so very different as trainer and coaches, send an email to andreas.dorn AT gmail.com or contact us at +6012 287 5048.