A Better Way to Reduce Stress

Self-Compassion is the ability to notice your negative self-talk, stop the criticism, and understand that nobody is perfect, so it's ok if you aren’t either. It means being kinder in the way you talk to yourself. Being less self-critical doesn't lead to laziness. In fact, self-compassion also is proven to increase motivation, but that info is for another day.

Today let's focus on the fact that self-compassion reduces stress levels. Let's be real, many of our worries are about how inadequate we are in one way or another. Being self-compassionate was a game changer for me. When I stopped doubting myself and beating myself up all day for what I hadn't accomplished, my life changed for the better in ALL ways. Health-wise, the more consistent I was with self-compassion over the years, the fewer colds I had. No joke.

Self-compassion has numerous benefits, and it's a cornerstone of the EASE approach I created. It's part of the step where you STRENGTHEN your thinking. Self-Compassion is integral to creating EASE in your life. Life is too short to be hating on ourselves all day. Ease up on yourself, you're amazing. I love you all and have a great weekend!

Arathi Ramappa is a certified executive coach, certified spiritual life coach, speaker, and management consultant who helps individuals thrive in life and business. Using the concepts of emotional intelligence, self-compassion, and mindfulness, Arathi has helped clients start their own businesses, develop leadership skills, diminish conflict in relationships, implement positive behaviors, and increase confidence.

Arathi offers one-on-one coaching and emotional intelligence and conscious principles workshops to organizations. She created the EASE approach to help others Explore, Analyze, Strengthen, and Empower their thinking to identify and conquer obstacles to success and change their lives and businesses.

With twenty years of experience in business management coupled with certifications in coaching and emotional intelligence, Arathi’s background as a serial entrepreneur and a veteran in the start-up space has provided her with extensive cross-functional knowledge that she can apply to any situation or client. She has managed teams globally in places such as India, Japan, China, Germany, Canada, Taiwan, Eastern Europe, as well as the U.S., and has worked with a wide range of clients including from the financial, healthcare, cybersecurity, and fashion industries, among others.


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