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Life Lessons Worth Learning

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Life Lessons Worth Learning

In life there are life lessons worth learning. Some of these lessons are learned the hard way and some of them can be given by more wise individuals, that is, if you choose to listen. There are certain things you can count on in life and here are some of them:

Living Your Life in Zen

Change is constant. Nothing ever stays the same.

Have a sense of humor about yourself; life will be easier.

Enjoy the moment; don’t rush things. Try to be in the “here and now”.

These “Zen-like” statements, are certainly easier said than done. Are there life lessons you can learn without having to go through the tribulations? Maybe the discipline of acting has some answers to major life lessons.

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Control Your Stress

Control Your Stress

 

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Stress involves psychological, emotional and physical components in your lives. It is important to control your stress and learn ways to have the power over these demands in order to continue moving down a successful path. Burnout is stress at its pivotal point or at the point you just cannot take anymore. Typically, some sort of emotional or physical breakdown happens. Depression or anxiety indicators can be the result if burnout and stressors are typically to blame. It is time to control your stress.

When Burnout Shows Up as Anxiety or Depression

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States. Anxiety disorders are highly treatable but only about one third of those suffering with anxiety actually get treatment. Anxiety disorders develop from various risk factors, including genetics, brain chemistry, personality and life events. Those suffering with anxiety can also suffer from depression or vice versa. Almost half of those suffering from depression are also diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. Read more