Mind mapping is an essential activity for stress management. Not only is the act of emptying your brain incredibly therapeutic, it also gives many different perspectives to a single culprit of stress. This means potential solutions that weren’t present before.
Women are nurtures by nature, therefore, quick to give to others but inconsistent in their own self-care activities, such as stress management. Given that you and almost every other woman you know feels stressed, this shows a huge gap in potential for addressing women’s mental and emotional well being. To the home managing, career pursuing, family balancing, schedule organizing, do-it-all woman – you need a stress management activity like mind mapping.
With only 15 – 30 minutes needed per session, mind mapping is quick and easy way to organize thoughts and emotions, while creating a space and time in your day to breathe and refocus. Here is how to use mind mapping for stress management.
Stressed? Of course you are! That’s just the unfortunate truth. However, you don’t have to live this way. Mind mapping is a fantastic tool for brainstorming, organization and problem solving.
I’ve created this guide with detailed steps to walk you through the mind mapping process AND 5 templates to get you started!
Why did I take the time to make this resource? Because women are stressed beyond belief. It’s the unfortunate truth. What’s worse is that if YOU don’t take control of your stress level – NO ONE ELSE WILL.
That’s why I’ve created this tool for you <3
It’s an outlet for your stress – a way to get the stress out of your mind and body.
I know you will find this beneficial so get started!
Download your step-by-step guide to mind mapping and do SOMETHING FOR YOURSELF!!! I’m offering this at the super affordable rate of $4.99 in order to HELP AS MANY WOMEN AS POSSIBLE!
Because our households and communities depend on it! Women are invaluable to society. It’s so important that we have our mind and emotions in check and working for us, not against us.
Taking care of yourself IS taking care of your family <3
Stress is defined in this excerpt from Cleveland Clinic:
Stress is your body’s response to the daily events that occur in your life. Everyone experiences stress. Stress can be positive and motivate women to achieve notable goals. But stress can also be negative and destructive, taking its toll in many life areas. When stress becomes chronic or excessive, it becomes harder to adapt and cope. Chronic stress builds up so that stress seems like a normal way of life for some women. Oftentimes women are so busy that they do not take time to slow down long enough to think about how stress is negatively affecting them.
Mind mapping allows you to organize and analyze your thoughts and emotions. Through this deep dive you are able to perform a root-cause analysis, identifying the reasons behind certain thoughts and emotions. Afterwards, you’re in a position to take action. Once you understand the “why” behind your stress, you’re then able to brainstorm on potential action items to help you resolve. Because there are no rules, limiting the areas of coverage, you can let your mind empty onto a page, which can be therapeutic in itself.
DoYouYoga notes these benefits of mind mapping for stress management:
Mind mapping was formed within the practice of brainstorming, visual thinking and problem solving.
A mind map is a diagram used to visually organize information in a linear fashion that evolves from a macro-to-micro view of a concept or thought.
Mind mapping allows you to organize and analyze your thoughts and emotions. You’re able to perform a root-cause analysis, identifying the reasons behind certain thoughts and emotions. Afterwards, you’re in a position to take action!
Anyone who is feeling overwhelmed, stressed or has a problem to solve…so everyone!
This excerpt from Cleveland Clinic defines stress, specifically for women, as this:
“Stress is your body’s response to the daily events that occur in your life… Oftentimes women are so busy that they do not take time to slow down long enough to think about how stress is negatively affecting them.“
Sound familiar yet?
The struggle is real. Women juggle multiple hats each day: mom, wife, employee, boss, chef, taxi driver, janitor, board member, etc. Putting this much strain can easily cause stress and burnout.
The problem is when this stress turns into snapping at our children, our spouses, and other behavior that leads to self-sabotage. We don’t mean to and we always feel terrible when we do.
So how can we prevent this? How can we beat the stress and be the woman that we want to be?
MIND MAPPING IS KEY!
Women are invaluable to the foundation of our households and families. When we take the time to heal our own hearts and minds – our families, households and communities benefit.
Lady Well-Loved strives to be a reminder in this chaotic world that you are SO loved by God, your creator and father. And no matter what your current circumstances are, by taking care of YOUR heart and mind, YOU WILL HAVE A LASTING AND POSITIVE IMPACT ON THIS WORLD. I’m honored to share in this journey with you!
Hi! I’m Crystal. I am a wife, mother of two, full time employee, owner of a horse boarding facility, blog writer, social media manager, and the primary chef and toilet scrubber of my household.
As my list of demands grew larger than the number of hours in my day, my stress level started to grow too. Stress doesn’t make anyone more productive. Instead, it makes us freeze, want to withdrawal and gets us down on ourselves. At least that’s my truth!
I knew I had to do something to channel my stress. That’s when I discovered mind mapping.
Mind mapping has not only helped me manage my stress, but it actually helps me stay organized and meet my goals!
I know mind mapping will help others. That’s why I created this resource to help you hone in on the process of mind mapping and start alleviating your stress!
You’re important and this world needs the FULL you. You can’t be that when you’re overloaded and stressed.
Do yourself a favor, sister, and get this resource. You will be so thankful!!
XOXO ~Crystal and Family~
Download your full step-by-step guide to mind mapping today! Most guides are $25.00 plus, but I’ve priced this at only $4.99 in hopes that even MORE women can use this guide to start reducing their stress!
Taking care of yourself IS taking care of your family <3