If you don't deal with it,
Stress will kill you
The amazing stress relief secrets from a skinny, IT geek that could remove all the stress from your life… No matter what you do
How I learned to Stop “Stressing” and instead enjoy the kind of relaxed, enjoyable work experience that I thought was a myth.
If you are the kind of person who is strongly interested in working without the adverse side effects of stress, and spending more quality time with your family… then this could be the most important message you have ever read.
Here is why: My name is Michael Vanderdonk, and I used to work 80+ hours per week. I used to be constantly under stress. I used to have difficulty sleeping. I used to have chronic digestions problems. I used to drink many cups of coffee, just to keep me going.
… My work used to cause my life to be A TOTAL DISASTER!
In fact, just a few short years ago, I was one of the most stressed, hardest worker around. So, stick with me while I do a bit of ‘reverse bragging’ … to tell you the sad, true story of just how much of a work-a-holic one person can be.
So much overtime, and nothing to show for it
Let’s start by telling you about my work with an international consulting firm. Such an exciting time, I was able to work with millions of dollars worth of equipment. Surrounded by other like-minded professionals. This is my chance to show the world what I can really do!
Give me the responsibility!
After two months, I was working on average, over 70 hours per week. I was willing to start work at 2am, to get the critical work done. I was later to do that 3 days in a row! Which does sound much, till I say I didn’t finish till 6pm. I loved working on the weekend, or late at night, as there was less interruption! Does that sound like anyone you know?
Maybe your current situation is a lot better than mine, maybe you are the type of person who already works happily, and just wants to do even better. But if you aren’t doing very well and really never have, I can tell you, I truly sympathise because I’ve been there and done that.
Anyway, getting back to my story, I racked my brains, increasing my sleepless nights, to find a solution to my problem. I read every stress relief book I could get my hands on, during those sleepless late nights. I went to new age seminars, even been thrown out as a disruption asking question after question. I would drink roughly ¾ of a bottle of rum each night, and on several occasions cried myself to sleep. There were times I was not sure if I could cope.
Now, speaking to you as a person who wants to live the good life, and enjoy it to the fullest, how could anyone just accept this kind of thing? I sure as heck couldn’t, and I hope you wouldn’t either. After all, who could just accept the problems I had during those terrible, stress filled years? Problems like;
No time for lunch, let alone a holiday
- Having a large bank account, but with no time to spend it
- Being pulled in multiple different directions by the other people in the company
- Missing out on friends important dates and parties
Anyway, to cut a long story short, I spent years working my fingers to the bone. But then late one night, while I’m stuck in the bowels of a building, sweating over a broken computer, like a bolt of lightening, I realized there was more to life. Suddenly, all the books and seminars made sense. The reason they didn’t work for me is because I didn’t put them to work. I expected a magic pill, to take the stress away. In that flash of insight I realized I needed to work at being happy with work. I needed to work at being relaxed and stress free…
Little did I know that that eureka would form the basis of the system now being taught and successfully used by employees in every part of the world. At that time, I only knew I was saving myself from an early grave. And the only principle I had to guide me was the one key principle I’ll reveal right now, the “golden key”, secret to success and freedom from stress. And even though I’m sure you won’t believe it just yet, the secret is…
Your mind is the one causing you the all the stress, and you are in full control of your mind.
Now, in order to translate this secret into real world, practical stuff that works, I had to do a lot more research. I re-read every stress related book, website or training product I could. I got into the face of therapists and counselors to discover the secrets. I used combination after combination on myself, and others around me till I knew what worked and what didn’t.
Over the next few years, dealing with other stressed and tired individuals became a rewarding adventure. I discovered that people, really amazing, strong-willed, tough, workaholics were out there, waiting for someone with the skills like me, to free them from their self imposed prison, someone who could offer them an escape route, a solution to their fast approaching early grave.
And when I discovered that when you offered them a solution, their eyes lights up, their shoulders relax, and relief is written on their face. I kissed that wasteful, stressful, difficult work goodbye and replaced it with the fun, enjoyment and excitement I had from childhood. In fact, I don’t know if you can imagine back to what you felt when you first started your career, full of vigor and bounce?
Again, I don’t know if you can imagine this. But let me tell you there is no feeling like the certain knowledge that every day you wake, alert and refreshed, is a new day to enjoy your work even more.
How would you like to wake up every morning with the insatiable desire to get to work, not because you have to, but because you want to?
Now, let me take a minute to explode the myths about what it takes to be successful with these stress destroying skills, that guarantees you will have nothing but more stress, frustration and failure … unless you take the steps … to banish these beliefs from your mind.
Myth #1 - It will work overnight
This is a dangerous lie taught by slick marketers. If you are very lucky, it can work overnight, but for the rest of us it takes practice, dedication and effort to overcome the years of habitual stress. You will receive tools and techniques to relieve the stress overnight, but it will take a little longer to train yourself to enact those tools automatically.
Myth #2 – Knuckle down and you’ll break through it
Well, what a fairy tale that is! This is the kind of insidious rubbish that is just guaranteed to keep us where we are, stressed and out of control.
Myth #3 – I can deal with it by myself
Yes, maybe right now you are dealing effectively with stress. Unfortunately stress levels can change instantly due to an unexpected bill, accident or worse. And even if this does not happen, dealing with stress can be like swimming. When you start it’s easy, but after many hours it becomes harder and harder to keep your head above water.
Myth #4 – If I get free of stress, I can do more work!
This is not really a myth, but a common misconception. It is true, I’m not going to sell you anything if this is your goal! I am not doing this to allow you to be more stressed. I’m not doing this so you can further burden yourself. I’m doing this to help you be happier, more fulfilled, and more successful than you thought possible.
Here are some of the secrets that you can learn:
- Instantly relax when stress hits … the same way martial arts experts do before a fight
- Quickly clear your mind of clutter … like a Buddhist monk
- Efficiently manage your time … keeping any stress to a minimum
- Stop unwanted and unplanned interruptions … Allowing you to do what you focus on
- Organize your time … to ensure the important stuff gets done
- Practice dealing with stress … so if it arrives, you are prepared to flush it down the drain
- Learn to use your ultimate tool, the telephone, to it’s full potential. Something which less than 60% of people use it to it’s full potential
- Learn some secret keys to keeping and using to-do lists.
- One simple mistake that chews too much of your time … and how to stop it!
- Two secret methods to keep calm and collected in a stressful situation.
- Make critical decisions … stress free
- Multiple relaxation methods that you can use at any time … that work!
- Self hypnotic methods … for an easy and refreshing break
- How to train others to be a barrier between you and stress
- How to get over a bad situation quickly … so you can get on with you job
- How the relaxation techniques you learn improve your sporting performance, and vice-versa
- A forgotten breath techniques that relaxes you instantly
- Learn covert methods to train others how to reduce your stress
- Keeping cool when the heat is on… what really separates the professional from the amateur
So just how does each of these points benefit you? By allowing you to
- Spend more time at home.
- Take an afternoon off to spend with your children.
- Be able to turn your phone off with a clear conscience
- Keep a cool head even in the face of overwhelming emotions
- Relax when you want to relax
I know this is a little hard to believe, so I want you to see what some people who have been using these secrets have to say.
"I will definitely build on the skills I gained in the brief time we had."
- M Wasson
"... I find myself running through the exercise we did and I become calm..."
"Working with Michael for a little over an hour has allowed me to set the direction of my life back on track. At first I was concerned that I would be forced to take on someone else's way of doing things. Half way through the process I realised that everything I did and thought was from my own thinking. I set my own direction, my own goal, and my own way of getting there.
Since working with Michael every time I am overwhelmed with stress I find myself running through the exercise we did and I become calm and more able to deal with the situation."
"You deal with a very common problem in todays life which is stress. That is why your site information was and still is very important to my health. I can control better stress which was my major problem. Thanks a lot and keep it up!"
- K. Smith
Aren’t those great? Aren’t you the kind of person that wants those results? Look, this isn’t just some untested theory we are talking about. These are cutting edge techniques, taken from psychology, hypnosis, sociology, biology, physiology, immunology, and many other fields.
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