What is Stress
Do you feel like you are losing control over your life and you are very worried, tense, irritable and moody? Do you find your mind never stops and you feel overwhelmed by never ending lists of tasks you have to complete on a daily basis? Do you wake up exhausted? You are busy and you are overloaded. If you face like above problem you are stressed and you are not alone. The wounderful news is there are powerful natural ways to de-stress.
Stress is a natural physiological human response to any stimulus or challenge, be it negative such as fear, injury, trauma, recurring pressure at work death in the family or positive getting out of bed falling in love playing sports learning a new skill being excited about a holiday. When you face a stressful situation your body activates the sympathetic nerous system. The flight or flight response by releasing hormones such as cortisol and adrenalin which in turn increase your blood pressure metabolism and heart and respiration rates. This physiological response and the changes you experience are vital as they help you get through the challenging event. While some stimuli can sharpen your focus stimulate creativity and increase energy levels, strength, motivation and alertness, other stressors like onging pressures at work, job insecurity, financial concerns, family issues, information overload or exhaustion can result in chronic stress and have a harmful effect on your health and wellbeing.