Transcript for Obtaining Happiness During the Holidays
I remember we can't download we're coming up on the holiday the source of a lot of joy and also sometimes a little bit of stress everything's like family travel and expenses. So here with some quick and doable stressed breeding techniques that that M a sample of Ph.D. author of the happiness back hammock important. Good morning or permanently I'm so what is the most basic thing we could do to conduct. Well the very most basic thing you can do is to lead lawyer emotion. Just acknowledging how you feel it either by telling someone are writing it down. You're immediately dinosaurs calm down even if we're in acute situation right we're having argument woodwork kids that can't write stuff down what we do them. The key thing to do then is to three. Breathing deeper and slowing down their health will slow your heart rate and your blood pressure and then interestingly you save on a general level one of the sources. Of at relationship conflict he is stressed. That's right because stress makes the self focused on re anxiously feel focused on me myself and high what you want to do in those moments is focus on the other person. Find out how they're doing what their perspective it. He'll come down and the relationship we'll definitely benefit and you say it's finally what one often overlooked. Waited reduce our stress in this kindly with Thanksgiving coming up is being grateful. Frustrate and rests just think tend to focus on the negative that research shows that three times more positive thing happens every day that negative. So it just remembering that things are thankful for can really make a difference in lowering your stock bubble. I'm thankful for you. I think I was afraid I appreciate it Emma Sevilla author of the happiness tracking if you want to hear more of my conversation without waiting check out that 10% happier podcast on abcnews.com. For apple podcasts.
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