Transform STRESS Into Positive Energy

Transform STRESS Into Positive Energy

Transform STRESS into positive energy and momentum optimizing your performance

STRESS, STRESS, STRESS!! When you hear the word STRESS what comes to your mind? What do you think about? When I’m out doing talks and trainings on STRESS, I often ask this question and you know what answers I generally get? People say when they hear the word Stress they think of something bad or negative, like financial stress, job stress, relationship stress it goes on and on. But did you know that stress is the brain and bodies response to ANY demand and that not all stress is bad? Let me repeat that,

STRESS is the brain and body’s response to ANY demand and not all stress is bad

Did you know that stress is the brain and body’s response to ANY demand and that not all stress is bad? We can transform STRESS into positive energy.

Unmanaged stress can have a taxing effect on the brain and the body

Unmanaged stress can have a taxing effect on the brain and the body. Just like the opposite is also true, with the right tools and training, we can learn how to MANAGE STRESS make a MENTAL SWITCH and harness stress for better and happier performance. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to take the same thoughts or words that come to mind with the word STRESS, and fuel and channel those into better and happier performance? Wouldn’t that be awesome!?

Transform STRESS Into Positive Energy

Thanks to science, technology, tools like Biofeedback and my Transforming STRESS method, we are able to measure, monitor and see how our brains and bodies respond to stress. With that feedback, we can learn how to change our physiological activity, like heart rate, muscle tension, brainwave activity. Which are all extremely important for optimal performance. Everyone’s heard of the fight or flight response, right?  

Stressful situations cause a release of hormones that trigger hormonal and physiological changes, hence the “Fight or flight” response. Think of a recent stressful situation. Maybe it was preparing for a game or presentation or getting a bad phone call from a loved one. Do you remember what you felt? Was your heart racing, palms sweaty, stomach a little queasy? These changes are the response of the sympathetic nervous system preparing you to fight the threat or flee to safety.

Did you know?

When this type of stress response is triggered your physical and mental abilities can increase. Your brain begins to process what you perceive more quickly, your vision and hearing become more acute. Another type of response that our elite performers tap into often is called the challenge-response, it’s similar to fight or flight, but our body prepares us for the challenge we are facing.

Our adrenaline levels, heart rate, and breathing rate increase but different hormones are released, the “feel-good hormones are released” resulting in a less fearful state. The challenge-response gives us an energy surge and boosts our momentum improving our ability to perform under pressure, this is known as “the zone” state. Have you ever been in “the zone”?

Your confidence, concentration, and mental clarity are enhanced. So are you ready to learn how?  If you or someone you know could benefit from learning my Transforming S.T.R.E.S.S. method that I use to help entrepreneurs, executives, athletes, and professionals please go sign up for my online course

Mental Fitness Matters: Train your brain, dominate your lane

Mental Fitness Matters: Train your brain, dominate your lane. You will learn the tools, tips, and techniques on how to Transform S.T.R.E.S.S. into positive energy and momentum, removing mental blocks and optimizing your performance so that you can dominate your industry.

About Tracy Alston

Tracy Alston is a licensed professional counselor, a mental fitness consultant and board certified in Biofeedback and neurofeedback. Tracy is the Founder and CEO of two companies located in Mooresville, N.C., New Mentality, P.C. and Mental Edge Fitness Solutions, Inc. Tracy’s passion is creating strategies and solutions for improving mental health and mental fitness.

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