Question of the Day – No. 154 What stresses you out the most? Share this:TwitterFacebookTumblrMoreLinkedInRedditPinterestPocketTelegramWhatsAppSkypeEmailLike this:Like Loading... 61 thoughts on “Question of the Day – No. 154” Add yours Wayyyy too much. I have anxiety issues so most anything will stress me out. I guess the worst culprit is uncertainty. LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Uncertainty of? LikeLike Reply Nothing. I had to let that go. xxx LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Awesome! How did you do it? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Stress for me looks like an amplified version of worry, so first I had to stop worrying. Worry stems from future thinking, so there has been a lot of practicing present moment, and staying in the now. I learned to be careful with my words. I didn’t have to say everything I thought. Once we say things out loud that we are worried about, or stressed about, it brings life to that idea. So, I would just refocus on the now. What was happening right in front of me, and take it one day at a time. xxx LikeLiked by 2 people Great strategy! 😀 LikeLiked by 1 person Thank you lovely. xx I’ve learned that faith works two ways. We can either believe for the good, and bring goodness into our lives, or we can stress over the unseen, and give it life. Stress is an unfavorable scenario that hasn’t even occurred yet. I choose to believe in the goodness of life. xx Have a beautiful day! xx LikeLiked by 1 person People. People stress me out. They are self centered and careless about others around them. LikeLiked by 6 people Reply You are so right! LikeLiked by 2 people Reply That’s one of the biggest problems I think. LikeLike Reply My rollercoaster mood swings. And my family. And my annoyingly slow phone. And dealing with anyone in local government. And just everything really. LikeLiked by 3 people Reply What do you think can help you stress less about those things? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I’m hardwired to be stressed all the time about anything and everything. The wiring needs changing. Journaling and meditation help the process. That, and throwing my phone at the wall – a lot. LikeLiked by 1 person I wouldn’t say hardwired, but in time, you developed some strong neuronal paths that are easier to get activated when something appears that might need to be stressful. If you work on it, in time they’ll dissolve and you’ll create new paths. LikeLiked by 1 person Stupidity LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Can you give some examples? LikeLike Reply Unproductive, insipid, illogical conversations with narrow-minded people is the current stressor. LikeLiked by 3 people Is there a way to cut them out of your life? LikeLiked by 1 person Most, yes. Some, I need to just limit my contact or learn some tolerance and how to speak their language. LikeLiked by 1 person Pure-O OCD. I can’t get a moment’s peace from my thoughts. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply What thoughts disturb you the most? LikeLike Reply Mostly the ones that revolve around sexuality and violence. LikeLiked by 1 person Towards who/what are they oriented? LikeLike Right now my Grandmother is in the hospital, I want to visit her, have the money but the roads are covered in snow. I also feel (and that is most of the problem is feeling) like my boss would like me to just quit. This is probably a little true, but mostly not true. However, I am uncomfortable at work because of it, and I am making my workplace toxic by being unable to deal with this emotion. I am still working on it because I know I am the only one who can deal with this emotion as it belongs solely to me. I create my own stress. And that stresses me out. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I’m so sorry for your grandmother. How are you working on this boss-feeling issue? LikeLike Reply Nothing… 🙂 “Laugh when you can, apologize when you should and let go of what you cannot change” Noel Letty LikeLiked by 1 person Reply As you always say, enjoying the moment 🙂 LikeLike Reply Seeing people in pain LikeLiked by 1 person Reply That’s unpleasant… LikeLike Reply I am stressed by not having control. Over my environment, over what impacts me. I can control my the way I receive and respond to any and every thing, but not being able to control my comfort level at home, or how, when, and if the behaviors of others of others impact me in ways I can’t control. That stress is more than I can take. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply So you are stressed out because you feel you cannot control your environment and how people are interacting with you? LikeLike Reply The thought of failure-either in myself or failing orhers LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Even though is useful, dealing with failure can be tough. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Indifferent and insensitive people with their heads stuck to their phones. No one really cares enough to hear the voice of others. I am a person who loves to chat about everything under the sun with my close ones and I find it really really tragic that my own family does not have the time to listen anymore. They would rather spend that time watching a movie or play a game in their phones. The feeling that arises out of this one of loneliness and a sense of personal failure. That is what is troubling me the most and the accompanying stress could kill! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply It is interesting and tragic to see what people prefer doing with their “free time” and there’s nothing we can do if they believe it’s fine. We can only try to find other people like us. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Any time I ask a customer where they’re seeing roaches and he or she says “everywhere.” LikeLiked by 1 person Reply “Everywhere” is a good place to start looking for. LikeLike Reply Right now, money. Stupid money. Had a car accident and injured myself … with shit insurance and no work … literally up shit creek. Yay fun times … so Yea, my stress right now is money. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I know how you feel. I had some problems with my car a few weeks ago as well. It can really bring some “fun” into our daily lives. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply When a person believes and takes everything or almost everything at face value. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply That’s f*cked up… LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Failure and what my future will look like LikeLiked by 1 person Reply So you are afraid of failure? LikeLike Reply Mistreated animals. Feral cats mostly. If i see a cat i give her/him some treats i’ve always got on me and hope they catch some food. I wish i could take them homr but there’s no space for any more pets… I can’t stop thinking about them once i’ve see them LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I know that feeling. We actually adopted a new cat we found on the streets a few weeks ago. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply aww i hope you took him/her to the vet, the fleas and ticks are just deadly to cats ^^ LikeLiked by 1 person Yep. That was the first thing we did because we have another cat and we didn’t want her to get infected. LikeLiked by 1 person Grocery shopping. It’s one of the few hold overs from living with domestic violence. It’s frustrating because for ten years, I’ve been with the kindest most patient man, yet I still have programming in my brain from so many years ago. I know I will never get in trouble for buying the wrong brand, the wrong color, the wrong flavor, the wrong anything, but I still have trepidation when I sit down to write my grocery list. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply What would happen if you get home with the “wrong” items? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Nothing would happen now, and the logical part of my brain knows this. Butt the small embedded part that remembers serious consequences seems to be able to overpower the logic. I am getting better, I usually can talk myself through it. It’s just one of the few things that remain from 13 years of domestic violence. LikeLiked by 1 person It is a strong neurological connection that needs time to dissolve… LikeLiked by 1 person Deadlines! I love spontaneity but hard deadlines stress me out! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Deadlines create stress. Sometimes it’s a good kind of stress and other times it’s a bad kind of stress. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Not being able to know what the future holds. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Future can be scary… but maybe not knowing what will happen is a good thing. There is room for us to do whatever we want. LikeLike Reply You’re absolutely right. My fear lately revolves around the future as there’s greater uncertainty than usual. I’m trying to control what I can and to not sweat what I can’t control but it’s tricky to let go as I suffer from anxiety and panic attacks. I think I’m improving though and I’m going to be proud of that no matter how slowly the improvement comes😊 LikeLiked by 1 person I used to get stressed by negative people but I’ve made an imaginary wall I call it The Wall Of Toxicity… I simply place the person on that wall… cut them off and continue to move forward. Life’s to short! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Life is too short and we might not be strong enough to pull those people out of that negativity especially if they don’t want to. Having that wall is better! LikeLike Reply I agree! LikeLiked by 1 person I stress myself out. My lack of ability to control my thoughts and emotions, my lack of capabilities. My constant worry and how that affects my relationships. I am my own worse enemy LikeLiked by 1 person Reply You probably are, but you can also be your best friend if you can switch from fighting your thoughts and emotions to understanding them first and then deciding if they need to be eliminated or transformed. What thoughts stress you out the most? LikeLike Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.