Do-not get stressed

Do-not get stressed

Do-not get stressed

What is stress? Stress is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure.

Pressure turns into stress when you feel unable to cope. People have different ways of reacting to stress, so a situation that feels stressful to one person may be motivating to another.

Many of life’s demands can cause stress, especially work, relationships and money problems, when you feel stressed it will affect everything you do, how you react to situations and how you behave towards others.

More about : what causes stress.

Stress can affect how you think, how you behave and how your body works. Sleeping problems, sweating, loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating are common signs of stress.

Managing stress

Stress is not itself an illness but will cause serious illness if not tackled. Recognise the : symptoms of stress early.

This will help you with ways of coping and save you from unhealthy coping methods, such as drinking or smoking.

Spotting the early signs of stress also help prevent potentially causing serious complications, such as high blood pressure, anxiety and depression. More on health.

There is little you can do to prevent stress but are many things you can do to manage stress more effectively, learning how to relax, taking regular exercise and adopting good time management techniques.

When to see your GP

If you’ve tried all the self-help techniques and they are not working, do make an appointment to see your GP, It’s not girly to say “I Feel Stressed”  They may suggest other coping techniques or recommend some form of counselling. If your stress is causing serious health problems, such as high blood pressure, you may need medication and further tests.

Mental health issues, including stress, anxiety and depression, are the reason for one in five visits to a GP, so go and see your GP.

Yoga postures, balancing poses and standing on your head is more then good for relieving stress.

Do-not get stressed

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