A Gentle Way To Release Stress And Struggle!

Sometimes life throws some pretty big piles of s**t our way!

Out of the blue, when you least expect it. Just when things seem to be going so well.

That happened to me this week. Cruising along merrily and holy moly, a big annoyance now needs attention.

More often than not, when these things occur, tantrums and tears will follow.

The brain will go into overdrive, throwing all sorts of horrible outcomes at you. You feel a tightening in your chest or a knot grow in your stomach.

Struggle is tough and painful, and I for one are totally over allowing myself to wallow in self-pity and anger. It gets me nowhere and is just prolongs the agony.

You have 2 choices, keep feeding the mind by focusing on the problem, or finding a way to refocus on a better outcome.


Changing our ‘self talk’ is the only way to release ourselves from stress and struggle. Change your story and you change your energy!

Allowing things to work out will not happen if you keep beating yourself up and remaining stressed.

When you are in a grip of panic, try these powerful words to help bring some relief. Choose ones that apply or create your own, specific to the situation you face.

‘I allow peace’

‘I allow joy’

‘I allow calm’

‘I allow rest’

‘I allow relaxation’

‘I allow grace’

‘I allow flow’

‘I allow things to work out well’

‘I allow harmony’

‘I allow good health’

‘I allow great outcomes’

‘I allow play’

‘I allow release’

‘I allow fun’

‘I allow success’

‘I allow creativity’

‘I allow love’

‘I allow happiness’

Simply breathe deeply and gently repeat your phrases over and over.

There is the power to bring relief from stress and struggle when you speak the right words and focus on allowing things to work out, even if you have no idea right now how it well happen.

What do you need to allow right now?

Just Breathe – The Science Behind The Saying.

‘Just Breathe’ – you hear it all the time, to help you relax, to unwind, to de-stress.

Easier said than done when you are all wound up!

Big deep breathes is not just for yogi’s and mediators, it is a simple tool that is valuable for everyone.


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When you are stressed your breath becomes short and shallow. These type of breath’s trigger the release of adrenalin. Your body is then in ‘fight’ mode, your muscles constrict and your heart rate rises, getting ready to try and protect you from what ever threat is on it’s way.

Taking big, deep, slow breath’s turns off the release of adrenalin and allows your body to relax and let go, believing that it is no longer under attack.

Big deep breathes nourishs every cell with calm and relaxation.

Here are few handy tips to help you change your focus and relax your breath:-

* Place one drop of Lavender pure essential oil on the palm of your hand. Cup your hands over your nose and mouth as you start to take slow breath’s. Lavender is very calming, and will help relieve tension quickly.

* Try and change focus on what is annoying you. Close your eyes, take big, slow breath’s and recite either of the following,       ‘This too shall pass’ or ‘All is well’, both help to re-affirm that everything is ok and will help your body release the need to stand on guard.

* Gently cleanse your fist and in circular clockwise motions over the heart area, recite ‘I am safe’.

Deep breathing is vital for your health and well-being, staying tense contracts your energy, keeping you stuck in the negative.

Go and get breathing now! 🙂