When Getting Excited ‘Burns’ Through Your Energy


Calming down when you get excited.

That might sound like a contradiction - calming down when excited!

Here I would like to talk about something that I call "The Burn Rate" in these conditions.

I find that even once a Retrainer is recovering, when something exciting or stimulating happens, they find that they can get tired. What's happening here is that patients may have higher "burn rates", i.e. when they are engaged in any activity, they burn more energy than a normal person might.



This may be because they are “on edge” whilst they are in that activity, or they are very attached to the results, or many other reasons.

To overcome this, practice being calmer and more centered even when good positive exciting things happen, or when you are engaged in an activity.

Practice breathing slowly and deeply as you engage in an activity, and your burn rate will reduce.

It will come with practice, as well as regular alternate nostril breathing and meditation twice a day.



Ashok Gupta is the Director of the Gupta Program. He has dedicated his life to helping people get their life back from Chronic Illness, improving people’s well-being, and helping them achieve their potential. He has been teaching meditation around the world for over 15 years. He runs a global e-clinic specializing in treating ME, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia & Multiple Chemical Sensitivities – guptaprogram.com

Ashok has spent many years researching the brain neurology of emotion and linking well-being tools with science. He has published medical papers on the basis of stress-related illnesses. He has appeared in many media as an expert on stress on the BBC, CNN, Guardian Newspaper, ITV, The Independent, and many others.

He wrote and presented the Meaning of Life Experiment which is a Free, Award-winning Meditation and Self-Development App www.themeaningoflife.tv

He also works with companies around the world, teaching courses in Leadership, Time Management, and Personal Development. www.ashokgupta.tv

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