Stress is more than just a headache, a feeling of tiredness, or high blood pressure. Stress is the feeling you experience when trying to combine the demands of work with the endless needs of family life. Stress gets stuck when you were supposed to be at work half an hour ago. Stress disturbs the balance of your bank account while the car needs repairs, that the children need new clothes and that we already have two jobs. Stress is also about to go to the dentist for a root canal, forgetting a friend’s birthday or being denied a promotion that you definitely deserve. In short, stress is part of every aspect of your life, and it can affect you very seriously.
Stress is not entirely bad if you learn to deal with it and manage it. When you miss stress in your life, you don’t feel motivated or stimulated. Life is devoid of interest. The problems that we identified, or our personal progress, do not bring us joy. In fact, without stress in your life, you have no reason to get out of bed in the morning and start living! Too much stress and your body rises. We feel anxious and in a hurry. Our stomach tightens, and we cannot think clearly. Excessive stress indicates that our life is too complicated or, if it does not require much, it is too important for us to overcome it. Between these two extremes, too much stress or too little, there is a healthy, motivating and stimulating level of stress. This is the level of stress that you should strive for, and which you can achieve by studying the strategies outlined in this course.
There are many sources of stress, they are called “stressors”. Some stressors are related to the environment; they are caused by the environment in which you work. These include stress factors such as lack of time, financial problems, or working in a noisy, too hot, or cold environment.
Finally, some stressors are caused by the person himself. How to be too demanding of yourself, to try to be perfect in everything that you do, or lack self-confidence. Or being too busy being unable to say no to anyone. Some stressors, however, are positive, such as getting a promotion or getting married. These events fill you with joy, but they are no less stressful. Whatever the source of stress, it is important to maintain it in a manageable and tolerable degree. and take into account any signs or symptoms that indicate a loss of control of stress.
Do you know the symptoms of stress? Evade stressors. You will find them in the list below. The following list lists some stress signals that need to be monitored. Only one of these symptoms, taken in isolation, cannot be a problem. However, if you experience many of these symptoms, you may experience a stressful reaction that can be harmful to your health. This is why it is important to take steps to control your stress. Note: these signs or symptoms are not specific to stress. Some of these symptoms may have a medical cause, so it is important to seek professional help if they are concerned. For example, contact your family doctor and tell them about your symptoms. He will take these symptoms into account by associating them with your medical history and observations about your physical health, and help you take appropriate action.
Your reactions to stress can be manifested in different ways. Some of the symptoms listed below may appear obvious, others are much less common. In short, stress can manifest itself in changes in your body (through headaches), in your psyche (through a tendency to forget), in your emotions (through an irritable mood), or in your behavior (through excessive feelings). table).
Once you have identified your symptoms, you can better control your stress and reduce it. Mastering stress is more than just relaxing. Stress management is the adoption of measures to compensate for the negative stress in your life with the help of positive experiences so that you can maintain a healthy mind and body. This means that you must: learn to relax your body, manage your thoughts and feelings, increase the number of positive experiences in your life, better manage your time and be active. This section contains several rules knowing which you will understand the importance of exercising habits aimed at stress management.