Being organized is for those people to whom it comes naturally. That’s what I used to think. I’ve never been a tidy person. I like to keep papers handy and use lots of post-it notes scattered around my desk and work space. I would tidy up by moving a pile of junk from one spot to another so my home and office were never tidy. But this all changed. Once I had to learn new ways to deal with stress, my mind was changed on this whole concept of being organized. Continue reading
Once I realized I was suffering from chronic stress I sought help from practitioners. The one thing I noticed was how easy they made it sound: exercise to reduce stress, take a walk, try deep breathing, learn yoga… But then you go away and you’ve still got a gazillion things on your mind and all your best intentions to take a walk go straight out the window.
Your day gets busier, you’re feeling overwhelmed and the last thing you have time for is to stop and try and clear your thoughts because who has time to clear their thoughts!
If you suffer from chronic stress, you may have been told time and again to exercise. However, having a tennis match with your buddy from work may actually stress you out more because of the competitive nature of the sport.
What you really want to do is to engage in sports that give you an outlet to release stress. The wrong exercise will not help you. You may try a long walk, but the thoughts keep circling around your mind like a never-ending carousel. Soon, you’re circling back home to finish the 24 new tasks that you thought up while on the walk. Continue reading
We all have stress in our lives but not everyone realizes they are reacting very badly to stress. Before you educate yourself on how to become aware of the signs of stress in your life, it is important to first understand the impact of stress on the body. Once you recognize how serious stress is to your health you can start identifying where it is in your life and do something to alleviate it.
Stress affects just about everyone’s daily lives. Unfortunately, stress is not a benign thing. It can affect your body in ways that can have a long lasting impact on your health. Here are some ways stress can affect your health… Continue reading