The Seven Habits of Stress-Resistant People

As a GP (General Practitioner), about 80% of what I see on any given day is in some way related to stress.” -Dr. Rangan Chaterjee

Habit 1: Eat Healthily

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“If it came from a plant, eat it; if it was made in a plant [factory], don’t.” -Michael Pollan

Habit 2: Exercise Consistently

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Habit 3: Sleep Well

Habit 4: Reframe Stress Stories

Habit 5: They Meditate

“I find that meditation is very helpful for avoiding anxiety and it’s the reset button for the rest of the day… it’s basically a warm bath for your brain.” -Tim Ferriss

“Meditation more than any other factor has been the reason for whatever success I’ve had… It’s the ability to be centered and to approach things in a calm, centered way without all those fears.” -Ray Dalio

Habit 6: They Nurture Relationships

“The clearest message that we get from this 75-year study is this: Good relationships keep us happier and healthier. Period.” -Robert Waldinger

Our most happily partnered men and women reported, in their 80s, that on the days when they had more physical pain, their mood stayed just as happy. But the people who were in unhappy relationships, on the days when they reported more physical pain, it was magnified by more emotional pain.” -Robert Waldinger

Habit 7: They Connect to a Strong Purpose

“If you know your why, any how is possible.” — Dr. Viktor Frankl

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