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Stress is a common factor amongst people from various walks of life. We cannot say for sure, which strata of society will be targeted most by this culprit. There are different types of stress and different types of people . Of course reactions to stress vary from person to person. Some people are more reactive to stress than others.
The body's stress response also varies from person to person. People have various triggers. The body is more responsive to a perceived stress trigger rather than an actual one. Some people may calm down easily, others could take a long time to settle down.
INDIVIDUAL STRESS RELATED TOOLS
These are targeted stress relievers and are created to suit the individuals specific need.
COMMON STRESS RELIEVERS
These are stress relieving tools which can be used in a common way by all.
Perfectionists tend to stress far more than ordinary people. They are a lot like high achievers but with a difference. They want perfection from their own perspective. They have a tendency to experience more stress.
SET HIGH GOALS
Perfectionists have a tendency to set high goals and are very hard on themselves, they need to be pushed to reach their goals.
Mostly stress is created in people who set unrealistic standards for themselves. These are targets which are very hard to achieve at the pace required by their individual mind sets.
DIFFERENT REASONS FOR STRESS
The reasons for people to be stressing in life are very varied. They could be related to various factors like, jobs, relationships, finances or the more simple ordinary things of life, like daily stressors which can be
1. People who are your employees
4. Major life challenge
These various kinds of challenges, when handled individually seem okay, but slowly their effect starts spiraling into the psyche creating a significant emotional, mental and physical impact.
WIDE VARIETY OF STRESS
A variety of these small seemingly insignificant instances put together can create a huge impact on our psyche and create a great deal of stress. These stressors may seem subtle and unnoticeable, but their pressure sends us catapulting into another stress zone.
These subtle differences from person to person have a significant impact on our stress levels.They go to prove that we as individuals are different and we need different ways according to our personal psyches, to relieve stress.
It is interesting to note that some people thrive on stress. They feel it as a natural state of being. It is difficult to discern the symptoms until most stress is alleviated.
FEEL TOO OVERWHELMED TO NOTICE STRESS
You could actually be too taken over by stress to even notice its subtle nuances when it is happening. We can say" Could be too stressed to notice stress".
Although we can say stress is unique to us, yet there are many symptoms which are common to most people
Tension headaches are like a band around the head and are a very common symptom of stress.
COLDS AND FLU
Due to lowering of the immune system, every time you are under stress you tend to manifest an illness. Commonly colds arise in this way.
SLEEP RELATED ISSUES
You seem to get less restorative time as sleep is deprived in a stressful state due to so many factors.
A feeling of anxiety pervading within most of the time means that you have too many stressors in life.
FIGHT OR FLIGHT
While we are running in our unnatural pace, this mode gets triggered in various situations.
FEELING OF FRUSTRATION
A person could be feeling a sense of irritability due to difficult relationships. It actually shows less of personal happiness. Learning to calm down quickly is the key . You need a mental break for yourself. Guided imagery and visualization usually helps in these cases.
Emotional stress is usually caused by pessimism and self sabotaging patterns. Change the way you look at things.
DIFFICULTY IN DECISION MAKING
Normally stress causes people to go into a state of confusion while taking decisions. The higher the stress level, the greater the confusion.
LEARN TO SAY NO
An overloaded schedule is one of the major reasons for stress. Sometimes we just cannot say no to people although we are aware of the limitation of our time and circumstance.
Try to have an optimistic bent of mind. It can be damaging to you personally, if your thinking patterns are negative. Whatever you constantly think about colors your life.
Recognizing our choices, helps us feeling empowered. This helps us not to feel a victim of our circumstances.
DON'T IGNORE YOUR STRESS
Deal with it. Pushing your stress under the carpet means that you have suppressed the issue and it will manifest in other forms.
Remain aware of the stress you are experiencing and don't let your stress level get too high. Do not allow yourself to feel tired or defeated. An optimistic attitude helps us to feel happier and more grateful and allows us to see opportunities.
Be happy and let stress fly away.
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