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Understanding the Facts About Stress


                                                        UNDERSTANDING STRESS

Stress is our body’s way of responding to any kind of the demand. It can be caused by both good and bad experiences. When we feeling stressed by something going on around us, our body react to releasing chemicals into the blood. This chemical give more energy and strength to us, which can be a good thing if their stress caused by physical danger. But it also a bad thing, if the stress is in response to something emotional and there is no outlet for this extra energy or strength.   


When we feel stress:
Stress can change your good judgement, make you feel overwhelmed. Emotional and behavioral symptoms that can accompany excess stress include nervousness, anxiety, changes in eating habits including over eating, loss of enthusiasm or energy, and mood changes, like irritability and depression.

Stress can change your good judgement and make you feel overwhelmed, but there are many effective solutions available.

How stress affects us:      

Stress affects us both of our body and our mind. People under large amount of stress can become tired, sick and unable to concentrate on work. Sometimes, they even suffer the mental breakdowns of stress.
Types of Stress:
There are two types of stress namely:

1.  Short term stress
2.  Long term stress
Physical and Mental Signs:

Short term stress- It occurs like ‘quick bursts’ that is in reaction to something in environment.
Some physical signs for short term stress:
  *Our heartbeat and breathing is  faster
  *More sweating
  *Cold hands, feet or skin
  *If you feel sick to your stomach or ‘butterflies’
  *Tightening our muscles or making us feel tense
  *Your mouth feels dry
  *Having to go to the bathroom frequently
  *Increasing muscle spasms, headaches, fatigue and shortness of breath
Some mental signs for short term stress

  *Interfering with your judgment; causing you to make bad decisions
  *When you see difficult situations as threatening, instead of temporary
  *Reduced enjoyment of simple activities and making you feel bad, even the good things you already have
  *Making it difficult for you to concentrate or deal with distraction
  *Having the state of mind of being anxious, frustrated or angry, unwilling to discuss problems with others
  *Making you feel rejected, unable to laugh, afraid of free time yet unable to work
Some of the physical signs of long term stress are as follows:
  *Changing of appetite, little to no appetite or an insatiable appetite
  *Sleeping habit will change
  *Increased ‘nervous’ behaviors such as twitching, fiddling, talking too much, nail biting, teeth grinding  and other repetitive habits
  *Other illnessness such as asthma, headaches, stomach problems, skin problems, and other aches and pains
  *Change in your sex life, pleasure and performance
  *Making you feel constantly tired and worn out


 Some of the mental signs of Long term stress are as follows:
  *Worrying and feeling anxious on a regular basis
  *Feeling out of control, overwhelmed, confused and unable to make decisions
  *Experiencing mood changes such as depression, frustration, anger, helplessness, irritability, defensiveness, irrationality, overreaction or impatience and restlessness
  *Increasing dependence on food, cigarettes, alcohol or drugs
  *Neglecting important things in life such as work, school and even personal appearance
  *Developing irrational fears of things such as physical illness, natural disasters like thunderstorms and earthquakes, and even being terrified of ordinary situations like heights or small spaces.

Spiritual benefits for stress relief:
  *Feel a sense of purpose
  *Valuable inner peace during difficult times
  *Share the burden of tough times with something greater than yourself
  *Sharing of spiritual expressions can help build your relationships with others
  *You can heal from illness or addiction faster.

By reducing stress, you can promote greater cooperation and joy in your relationships and have mental peace. It will also help if you choose to integrate spiritual principles into your daily life.
You can gain stress relief with the right techniques. We shall continue to show you how to efficiently manage stress with proven methods that are highly effective! 

You can gain stress relief with the right techniques.













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