…’s book, The Happiness Advantage, he he calls this pratice the “Island Experiment”. He suggests you write out a list of stresses and put them into two circles, “islands.” One island holds the things you can control. The other is for the things you can’t. Ignore that second island and choose a single concrete action to take on the first. This will begin to evaporate any unnecessary stress and help move you towards your goals.
Alicia and Thomas Crum also discovered that: “Stress hormones actually induce growth and release chemicals into the body that rebuild cells, synthesize proteins and enhance immunity, leaving the body even stronger and healthier than it was before. Researchers call this effect physiological thriving, and any athlete knows its rewards.”