Stress and anxiety management: Is stress ruling your life? Are you tired of that?
Here’s How To Manage stress and anxiety.
First what is stress?
Simply stated, stress is an internal response / reaction from an external situation. The internal response is both a natural effect and also a learned behavior. The external situation can be under our control and not under our control.
Example – Work deadlines are looming, you have not had a break, the boss calls and you feel your heart race and your mind go foggy, she tells you the deadline is moved up. You get up from your desk to go vent to another employee and on the way you bump into the wall and loose it and start yelling at someone.
As the example shows stressful situations affect the body and the mind and manifest in negative and counter productive behaviors such as drinking alcohol, smoking, drug use, overeating, and also temper tantrums.
Stress affects you and those around you even your pets feel it. Learn how to manage your stress and anxiety. What would it feel like to reduce your stress?
The effects of stress stay with a person, they affect us physically, emotionally and mentally and those around us are affected as well and are being exposed to our behaviors and learning on a subconscious level those behaviors that become their behaviors.
Example– You watched your father deal with anger by keeping it inside and then hitting the boiling point, his stress manifesting in slamming things: doors, brief cases on the counter, anything he was holding got slammed down. And later in life if begin to see those same behaviors in us, it is because we learned that. Anger is not a way to reduce your stress.
What would it feel like to reduce your stress?
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