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Stressful experiences are normal part of life, and stress response is survival mechanism that prim us to respond to threats. Some stress is positive: Imagine standing in front of crowd giving speech and hitting it out of park. Stressful? Certainly. But it is challenging and satisfying. But when stressor is negative and ca be fought off or avoided, such as layoffs at work or love ones medical crisis or when experience of stress becomes chronic, biological responses to stress can impair our physical and mental health. Fortunately, there are many evidence - base tools to help combat negative effects of stress in healthy ways. They recommend that you: try to eliminate stressors: Whether or not you experience intolerable level of psychological stress depends on intensity of situation and also person experiencing it. How you perceive and think about stressors can also make big impact on how you respond. It is not always possible to escape stressful situations or avoid problem,sss but you can try to reduce stress you are feeling. Evaluate whether you can change situation is causing you stress, perhaps by dropping some responsibility, relaxing your standards or asking for help. Cultivate social support: Strong social support can resilience to stress. 1 Reach out strategically. Some friends or family members may good at listening and sympathizing. Others might excel at practical help, like bringing over home - cooked or covering hours of child care. Giving support can increase positive emotions and decrease negative emotions. 2 Just make sure relationships stay in balance. Friends who require support but never give it increase your stress level. Seek good nutrition: When confronted with stressor, central nervous system releases adrenaline and cortisol, which affect digestive tract among other physiological changes. Acute stress can kill appetite, but release of hormone cortisol during chronic stress can cause fat and sugar cravings. Research also suggests that high cortisol combined with high sugar consumption may prompt deposition of fat around our internal organs 3 fat that is associated with cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Diet High In Variety Of Nutrients Can Both Protect Your Health And Provide More Physical Energy To Deal With Challenges. No need go vegan or swear off cookies. Just aim to consume of fruits and vegetables as part of your daily diet. Avoid using substances such as alcohol to dampen stress response since substances do not solve root of problem and can have serious health effects. Relax your muscles: Because stress causes muscles to tense, being stressed out can create tension headaches, and general fatigue. Combat stress and these symptoms with massage or warm baths. Or try progressive muscle relaxation, method that has been shown to reduce anxiety improve overall mental health.

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Causes of Stress

Situations and pressures that cause are know as stressors. We usually think of stressors as being negative, such as exhausting work schedule rocky relationship. However, anything that puts high demands on you be stressful. This includes positive events such as getting marry, buying house, going to college, or receiving promotion. Of course, not all is caused by external factors. Stress can also be internal or self - generate, when you worry excessively something that may or may not happen, or have irrational, pessimistic thoughts about life. Finally, what causes stress depends, at least in part, on your of it. Something that is stressful for you not faze someone else; they may even enjoy it. While some of us are terrified of getting up in front of people to perform or speak, for example, others live in spotlight. Where one person thrives under pressure and performs best in face of tight deadline,s another will shut down when work demands escalate. And while you may enjoy helping to care for your elderly parents, your siblings may find demands of caretaking overwhelming and stressful.

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What Situations Become Stressors?

What situations are stressors? That can from person to person. While some things tend to stress many demands, relationship conflicts, hectic schedulenot every potential stressor causes stress for everyone. Sometimes these differences go unnoticedit. It may not occur to you that trip to mall can be stressful, but to someone who hats crowds and shopping, afternoon at mall can be significant stressor. Even someone who enjoys shopping, but has introvert nature can become stressed by long shopping trip that would be enjoyable or even exhilarating experience for someone who is strong extrovert. You may even be one of those people who hat crowds and come home from shopping trip not fully realizing why you feel stress. Other times, you can notice and even change whether something hits you as stressor or as simple experience in your day. You can choose to look at things differently, technique that is known by psychologists as cognitive reappraisal, and you can empower yourself by becoming more aware of what you can control in situation, and you can build up your resilience to stress so that fewer things are experienced as stressors. Or you can work to eliminate stressors in your that can be avoid.

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