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1, 2, 3… Stress Begone!

We generally use the word “stress” when we feel that everything seems to have become too much. It is a body’s method of reacting to pressure. We are overloaded and wonder whether we really can cope with the load that life gives us.
 
There are many practical ways to overcome stress and the key is to find the ones that work best for you. So let us breathe and ditch those worries in 3 simple steps!
 
 
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1. Never Filter Your Feelings!

Your feelings create reality. From a state of anger to sadness, this is normal when you are stress. The body’s autonomic nervous system often does a poor job of distinguishing between emotional, cognitive and behavioral systems. Hence, it is important of you to not berate yourself with negative thoughts. Giving yourself a chance to loosen up allows to really explore what’s troubling you.
 
 
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2. Take a Time-Out

Practice yoga, plan a short getaway, indulge in a spa treatment or learn relaxation techniques. Taking a step back helps clear your head. It is effortless to manage pockets of anxiety when you are engaged in fun-filled activities. Even if your career is challenging, you can find one leisure pursuit or two that enrich your world!
 
 
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3. Maintain Positivity – Discover what triggers your Stress

The situations and pressures that cause stress are known as stressors. There are two types of stressors; External and Internal. Understanding these triggers can be an important part of stress management. A stress journal can help you identify the regular stressors in your life and the way you deal with them. For every time you feel pressured, make a note of it in your journal. As you begin keeping a daily log, you will eventually see patterns and common themes.
 
When all’s said and done, no matter what your stress is caused by, it is often your response to it that makes all the difference. Keep experimenting until you feel the gratification of peace and tranquility flowing over you!

 

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Resources

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CNN Health | Good Stress

 

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