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broadunifi321   , 44

from Quincy

facts On Stress Management

When people think of stress, they tend to think about situations that bring us out of their comfort zone and cause feelings of discomfort. Extreme stress can result in anxiety or health deterioration but not all stress is about the extreme situation. In fact, you cannot live life without encountering stress. Stress is also about the ability to adapt and adjust to physical and emotional demands. As people develop, their mind and body learns skills that help them adapt and adjust to daily stress triggers. At times they are put under conditions that place demands beyond their ability to cope; this is where knowing how to manage stress is critical.

Stress doesn't always come in a brightly colored package that lets you know you are receiving stress. At times, your antenna may be off and you underestimate the degree of stress to which you are being exposed. It is important to identify the various types of stress you experience; how severe the stress is that you are experiencing and your own personal patterns of stress. If you feel trapped and unable to change, the likelihood of responding to stress in a maladaptive fashion is increased.

Having the skills to deal with frustration and conflict will help you manage stress in healthy way. Not all frustrations or conflicts can be avoided in life and life would be rather dull if we avoided all tension. In gaining the ability to resolve conflict, you achieve competency, which can increase your self-esteem and feelings of self-worth, so not all stress is bad. Oddly enough, even "good" situations can create stress.

4. The perceived level of threat you attach to the stress.

Everyone has patterns of stress, so if you pay close attention, you can identify your own. Having a perceived ability to impact or control stress helps you cope with it.

Living life is stressful and learning how to create and utilize resources to alleviate stress is a very important life skill. Paying close attention to your patterns of stress and applying resources to alleviate or eliminate stress triggers in your life will help you manage and cope with varying levels of stress. this link Having healthy outlets such as exercise, eating well, and social support are all important to managing your stress and remember, you cannot always anticipate life events and be prepared, so caring for yourself when the unexpected happens in necessary. Treat yourself with respect and set limits and boundaries so that your stress levels do not reach overwhelming heights. Take time to relax and enjoy life, and remember you always have choices of how to handle stress.