In today’s stressful world, picking up the newspaper, turning on the TV, or going to the Internet can cause tremendous stress. There are simply too many issues affecting us today which are beyond our sphere of control. As a result, stress levels are soaring.
However, fear not, as recent research by the Association of Critical Stress Factors has produced a long-awaited strategy which guarantees not only a reduction in your stress level but also actually provides a certain level of personal satisfaction and joy.
Sit in a comfortable chair.
Turn on soft, soothing music.
Relax as you close your eyes.
Visualize yourself near a refreshing country stream.
Feel the warmth of a radiating sun on your face.
Enjoy the cool, refreshing afternoon breeze.
Imagine birds singing in the crisp, cool mountain air.
Know that nothing can bother you in this safe, pleasant location.
No one on earth knows this secret place.
The soothing sound of a gentle waterfall fills the air with a cascade of serenity.
The cool water is fresh and clear.
You can easily make out the face of the person whose head you are holding under the water.
There now, feeling better?