Aloha!  How is everybody doing?  I just saw a colleague’s post about the Coronavirus and how to deal with stress. And then I saw another friend’s post about marketers in general and that some people out there are taking advantage of people during this time and people’s stress levels are going crazy.  People out there are completely losing their minds. So I want to help steer you in the right direction so that in the midst of all of this, you stay healthy and you don’t lose your mind.  Because you don’t have to participate in all of the stress and in all of the drama that’s going on. Coronavirus, is it real? Yes, I think it is. It’s a legitimate thing to be concerned about so you definitely want to take precautions. 

You want to be taking care of yourself, your hygiene and your wellness.  And you want to be fueling yourself.  You also want to make sure that you stay in control of you, no matter the circumstance.

Look, I’m no doctor, but I do know, and it’s widely accepted that stress can lead to so many other physical ailments. So if you’re stressed and you’re not sleeping, if you’re stressed and you’re not eating properly or hydrating properly, that can compromise you and your immune system. And even if you don’t get the Coronavirus, you can get migraines, you could just feel sick, you can catch little things here and there. You can just deplete yourself and run yourself down. And that can all happen through the vehicle of stress. So I just wanted to offer some insight as to how you can rise above it and stay healthy. First and foremost, we become what we habitually think about, right?

I talk about this all the time. So you really want to be mindful of what you’re feeding your mind. Because we’re literally bombarded by so much information, the Coronavirus is everywhere. You’re in the grocery store, they’re talking about it. You go to meetings and it’s a topic of discussion.  It can really weigh on you. If you let that constantly seep into your subconscious mind, then it just causes stress. Even if consciously you’re thinking I know I can do the things to keep myself healthy. Underlying all of that, you’re thinking, Oh my gosh, am I going to get it as the economy failing? What’s going to happen? Am I going to stay safe? Is my family okay? So I just wanted to offer some to my friends and family and community.

First and foremost, be mindful of what you’re feeding your mind. So if you find yourself being bombarded every time you turn on the channel or on Facebook or on your phone, pull yourself out of those conversations and maybe change the subject to something else. If you can’t, then leave the conversation. If it’s constantly popping up on TV, on the news, change the channel, watch something else that brings you joy.  Turn off your alerts on your phone so you’re not constantly getting pinged all the time with updates about the Coronavirus.  Of course, be mindful of where you’re getting your information.  If you’re constantly being flooded from all directions with information and you don’t know where all this information is coming from, then you don’t even know if it’s truthful or legit. So be mindful as to where you’re getting your information. If you want to just check in on things, then find a place or source where you trust the information that you’re getting and then just look at it.

Take care of yourself, do the things necessary to care for yourself and your family and then just go on about your day.  Don’t live in the space of this stress.  Your mind is really open and your subconscious mind, in particular, is really open first thing in the morning and before you go to bed.  My recommendation, first thing in the morning, even before you check email or do any work is don’t touch the phone. Instead, meditate. Write some affirmations. Write a self-image script of yourself and or record it. Play it back to yourself, something to feed your mind so that you’re in control of your day and not the circumstances.

And the same is true before you go to bed. You know your subconscious mind before you lay down to rest is wide open.  You’re relaxed, you’re in a highly suggestive state, so put stuff in there that you want to become emotionally involved in. There are some self-hypnosis things that you could listen to before you go to sleep about, health and wellness and mindset and success and a whole multitude of things. That’s the kind of thing you want to feed your mind, your goals, your dreams, your aspirations. Because when you’re asleep consciously, you’re not thinking, but guess what? Your subconscious mind is still rolling, right? Ever hear people say, never go to sleep angry?

Well, there’s a reason for that. If you go to sleep in a really crappy mood or something’s really eating at you and you’re dwelling on it, I guarantee 100%, if you go to bed thinking about it, you’re going to wake up in a grouchy mood. And I don’t want that for you. That’s not serving anyone. It’s just creating more stress in your body. And when you’re in stress, that causes distress and disease in the body, and that’s caused for just disintegration. I want to help you boost your immune system. I want to help you boost your mind, your energy, and your thoughts so that you’re in alignment with more of what you want to be, do, or have and that you’re in control of you. No matter the circumstance. I’m not saying ignore this because this Coronavirus is very real and you want to be safe.  But you want to do the things that you would normally do to care for yourself, like proper hygiene, washing your hands and making sure that you’re disinfecting your things.  There are things you wouldn’t be doing if you wanted to maintain your health and stay healthy and it’s no different now.

I hope that that helps you. This is how you stay in control of your mind and significantly decrease your levels of stress. 

When you’re staying stress-free and significantly decreasing those levels by being in control of your thoughts, that’s going to help you boost your immune system so you’re less susceptible to things that are going around.

It’s been weighing on my mind of course because I’ve been seeing it all over the place. My goodness. I even had a massage and the person was talking about it all the time and I thought, “Oh my God, I’m more tense leaving when I walked in the room.”  So I’m not immune to it either. So I’m taking my own advice.

Stay stress-free, stay calm, and let me know if I can support you in any way. If you have questions or concerns and you want to open a dialogue, let me know.  I’m here to help and serve.