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Stressors may include:
Adapting to constant, rapid change
Worrying about your finances and the economy
Handling a major life event, such as changing jobs or moving to a new home
Handling more than one major life event at the same time, for instance, dealing with a family illness while changing jobs
Juggling many roles and responsibilities, such as spouse or life partner, parent, friend, employee, and caregiver for aging parents
Going from one challenging situation to the next without taking time to relax
Being overwhelmed by technology such as, keeping up with cell phone messages, e-mails, and text messages
Stress Management Tips
Keep a positive attitude.
Accept that there are events that you cannot control.
Be assertive instead of aggressive.
Learn and practice relaxation techniques; try meditation, yoga, or tai-chi for stress management.
Eat healthy, well-balanced meals.
Disadvantages of Stress
Stress can play a part in problems such as headaches, high blood pressure, heart problems, diabetes, skin conditions, asthma, arthritis, depression, and anxiety.
When you’re faced with stress, certain chemicals (hormones) in your body are released. These hormones trigger many changes in your body. For instance, your:
Blood pressure may rise
Heart may pound
Muscles may tighten
Stomach may become tense
Concentration may get worse
Forgetfulness may get worse
How to manage stress?
What is Stress?
Stress is a feeling of emotional or physical tension. It can come from any event or thought that makes you feel frustrated, angry, or nervous. Stress is your body's reaction to a challenge or demand. In short bursts, stress can be positive, such as when it helps you avoid danger or meet a deadline.