Stephen Guise has written multiple posts on this blog about his “mini habits” concept.
Today he talks about interconnection of good habits and how they can reduce your stress levels. To learn more, check out this book: Mini Habits: Smaller Habits. Bigger Results and his advanced course Mini Habit Mastery, which is offered at 50% off to the readers of this blog.
Good habits make you happier, healthier, and chemically reduce your stress levels.
There’s another way that good habits reduce stress, however, and it’s not commonly known.
The Interesting Relationship Between Stress And Habits
Did you know that when we are stressed out, we are more likely to perform habitual behaviors? Why do you think that is?
In researching for the Mini Habit Mastery course I’m creating, I found a study on habits and emotions. In this study, researchers found that the more nonhabitual behaviors a person was doing (also known as multi-tasking), the more stressed out they were. Picture an office worker on the phone, answering emails, and talking to a coworker about another project. Sounds stressful, no?
Habits are the opposite of that. Continue Reading →