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How to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle

In today's society I have noticed a lot of people are stressed out and lose patience easily. Our modern day culture is as if it has lost almost all focus. Where we are heading doesn't look so bright and pretty, but we do have the power to change that!
I find that when you are begining to lose patience you need to take a moment, even if you're short on time, take some deep breaths and put the situation into perspective. Think of all of the possible solutions there are and make a clean and clear decision on the best one. This way instead of reacting in an angry, hasty, or hostile manner you can react to your current issue with a calm lighthearted attitude. You will notice more serenity in your life when you develop more patience.
When you think about stress I believe that most of it is coming from either a time, money, or emotional matter. First I will talk about time. You have to realize when it comes to deadlines all you can do is your best. Work hard on the matter you must accomplish to your best ability until your time is up. That way you get credit for what you did instead of getting no credit at all. When it comes to commuting you have to take a moment to relax and tell yourself it is no use getting worked up over something you cannot control and that you will get there when you get there. Next thing is to deal with stress from money. You will find that eventually everything works out for good in the world so your situation will end up the way it is meant to. Do not disregard effort in this state of mind. Keep in mind that for the situation to work out you still must do whatever you can. Lastly to deal with stress from emotion. Target each of your emotions and sort out why you are feeling this way. In this situation too, keep in mind that all things will eventually work out for the best. Stay strong in all means.
I hope that this has helped you. I also hope that this will make our world a kinder and more peaceful place. Keep in mind if you are a Christian you can go to God and ask Him to help you through the process as you search to find peace, serenity, and patience. You may also ask Him to help grant you some patience.
Thank you for taking time to read this and I hope that it may help you and guide you to a more relaxing lifestyle.
-Amy Smith

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