3 Exercises to Gain Control of Your Mind Muscles

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Control Your Mind — “Success in life is what you do with your ideas and vision. While action is important, the first step of success deals with training your mind. ” …

3 Exercises to Gain Control of Your Mind Muscles

Take a Moment to Decompress

Being an entrepreneur myself, I have found myself laying awake at night worrying about my business. Understanding and using mind games to reduce the amount of worrying allowed me to get what the rest of my body wanted — sleep.

One game I like to play is “Wouldn’t it be nice if…” When ever I feel that worrying thought enter my mind, I turn it around and think of something positive. Wouldn’t be nice if this negative thought would hit the road. Can’t help but to giggle at yourself making you less stressful about the situation.

Rather than go into detail of the positive effects these exercises will have on your brain power, I’m going to direct you to a great article by Matthew Toren from In it you’ll learn how to distract your mind with positive focused activities.

Get Your Head in the Game: 3 Easy Skills to Master Your Mind –

Being an entrepreneur means calculated risks and sometimes long days that can cause you to overemphasize the negative. When you feel yourself spiraling too far down the rabbit hole of worst-case scenarios, recognize that you have the power to exercise your mental muscles and pivot into better thoughts.

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Stop Stressing Out

Research has shown that playing mind games or exercising your mind muscles is a great way to reduce stress and anxiety. Start flexing your mind muscles by playing these mind games on a daily basis and watch your mood improve as well.

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  1. Richard Hefter  June 13, 2014

    Hi Tamra,

    Well said.

    We all need to relieve stress


    • Tamra Trowbridge  June 14, 2014

      Thank you Richard,

      I am glad you find my post helpful.

      Best Wishes,



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