How to be happy in life. Be happy with practical stress management tips & resilience tips for staying happy, positive, healthy and sane with Mark Walsh of Integration Training and Achilles. The basics of how to be happy - exercise and sleep, centring , cognitive reframing, gratitude, social support and humour are discussed.http://www.integrationtrain...http://www.integrationtrain...
cover the physical basics - stuff my mum said - food, sleep, water, toxin intake, also touch. Need to have a minimum in in all of these - you can't cheat your basic biological system
social support and empathy
reframe your thoughts - realistic optimism, avoid resentment and victim thinking. It's ourt thinking about events not the events themselves that creates stress
acceptance - illusion of control and this is stressful
play and recreation
exercise - relaxed like tai chi or yoga, or fast like squash or running to burn off some energy
Meditate - evidence base -it works better than drugs
manage environment - order and beauty, nature helps
This video includes the "embodied" approach. The embodied work practiced by Mark Walsh and Integration Training is based upon a number of disciplines such as aikido, meditation, body therapy and dance. It is strongly influenced by teachers such as Dr Richard Strozzi-Heckler and the Strozzi Institute (http://www.strozziinstitute...
), Paul Linden (http://www.being-in-movemen...
), Wendy Palmer (http://embodimentinternatio...
) and Dylan Newcomb (http://www.uzazu.org/
). These people are all masters in the field.