The unfortunate consequence of a life and culture immersed in the pressures and burdens of the world, or dunya, is that we as human beings are chronically stressed. If unchecked, this perpetual pressure eventually takes a significant toll on the body, heart and mind. Although pervasive, stress can be overcome, and in this brief article and video, you will learn how to eliminate stress in 60 seconds.
How to Eliminate Stress in 60 Seconds: Awaken (15 Seconds)
The first step in learning how to eliminate stress as rapidly as it manifests is to become conscious and aware that you are stressed.
Often, we suffer the effects of stress without taking the brief moment to acknowledge and become aware of what is actually happening. By simply taking a brief moment to awaken to the fact that you are stressed, you will have already made significant progress in learning how to eliminate stress and to purge and purify it from your system.
To eliminate stress, take 15 seconds to simply acknowledge and become aware of what you are experiencing. Consciously acknowledge what you are experiencing and feeling. Begin to become still.
How to Eliminate Stress in 60 Seconds: Breathe (30 Seconds)
The second step in learning how to eliminate stress from your system in record time is to simply begin breathing consciously.
Become aware of any tension in your body, and gently relax as you begin to breathe. Begin resting into and with your breath. Allow your breath to sink deeply into your core, and allow your abdomen to expand with each breath as you relax and release tension.
Your breath is sacred, and by becoming one with your breath, you are in fact inviting the Divine Presence of the Eternal into your being. The Light, Love and Presence of God are sufficient to dissolve any tension and stress, so enjoy the gift of simply breathing.
How to Eliminate Stress in 60 Seconds: Remember (15 Seconds)
Lastly, to eliminate stress, take a few seconds to remember and affirm the truth. Calm yourself with affirmations and statements that remind you of the Power, Omnipotence and Omnipresence of God.
For example, “God Almighty is in control. All happens but by His Will. I am at peace. I am surrendered. I trust. I believe. This too shall pass. My breath connects me to my Creator. His will for us is love, healing, strength and success.” And so on.
Because the world continually seeks to influence and control us with fear, in learning how to eliminate stress, we must take conscious control of our selves by first surrendering and the remembering the truth.
Thus, you strengthen the power of your belief, and with belief comes the support, Light, Power and Presence of God.
How to Master Transcending Stress
To become a master of eliminating stress from your life, it is vital to practice consistently. A daily meditative spiritual practice of 5-20 minutes can be profoundly beneficial in developing your capacity for presence, and thus your ability to stay calm, centered, rooted and anchored within when challenges arise externally.
It is but by the Will of the Divine that modern living has become so uniquely challenging with stress and anxiety now the norm, necessitating spiritual development, growth and awakening not just to survive, but more importantly to learn how to thrive.