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Waking Up to Manage Stress

“Change the way you think, and you can reduce your anxiety, become much calmer, and much more effective at navigating through a very unpredictable situation.”

― Dr. Leo Flanagan, The Center for Resiliency



1
Before you rise, meditate for three minutes.

2
Wait 20-30 minutes before you check emails, texts, social media and news sources.

3
Answer the Pragmatic Optimism Questions.

4
Eat breakfast and hydrate with plenty of water.

5
Double check that you have everything with you.

6
Before you enter your workplace after taking the bus or train, after parking your car, or even just moving to the kitchen table, meditate for three minutes.

7
Repeat the answers to the Pragmatic Optimism Questions to yourself during the day.

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