We have all been in situations where we find ourselves stressed out and ready to snap.
Maybe it's the kids that are running around going crazy and not listening to you at the same time you are trying to get dinner on the table.
Maybe it's a job that seems to be going nowhere, and you don't know what to do about it.
Financial issues that never seem to improve.
Maybe there has been a death in the family that is causing stress. The number of things that can cause pressure is unlimited.
Many of us face this pressure daily. And we all cope with it in different ways.
I think the first thing would be to determine the most significant causes of your stress. An excellent way to do that would be to sit down and write down all the things you can think of that contribute to your stress.
Then try to remove or reduce as many of these things as you possibly can.
Some Symptoms of being stressed:
Feeling sad or even depressed.
Tips To Help You cope with stress:
Exercise is one way to deal with your anxiety. Yeah, I know everyone gets tired of hearing how exercise is the cure-all for everything. But it does work! So get out your walking shoes or exercise video and get moving. Give it a try; you have nothing to lose and everything to gain.
Add some ME time into your daily schedule even if it's only for a few minutes. Spend that time talking to a friend — someone who can relate to your stress. Or maybe spend a few minutes of just quiet time by yourself. Even better plan some girls nights out and have some much-needed fun with friends. Even much better if you can manage all of the above regularly.
Try some essential oils or scented candles. The best oils for relaxation and calming are Lavender, Frankincense,
Patchouli, Geranium, and Sweet Basil. You should find some calming effects from inhaling these scents.
Take a relaxing bath and enjoy the calming effects of some essential oils.
If you are one of those people who always strive for perfection, stop it. Just stop it! No one is perfect. And perfection is highly overrated.
Learn to say no. We all need to acknowledge that we can't do it all. Sometimes it's essential to put yourself first.
And, remember that it's okay to have days where you don't manage to get everything on your to-do list done. Life will go on.
Try some CBD oil. I have heard a lot of good things about CBD oil. Many people believe it helps them with pain and also has a calming effect on them.
I use it, and I think it helps me. But we are all different. But it couldn't hurt to try it.
Don't let things bottle up inside you until you are at the breaking point. Get it all out. Talk to family, friends, or even a professional. One idea might be to journal your feelings. That would be a way of keeping track of your ups and downs and the causes.
Avoid people who stress you out. No, that doesn't include getting rid of the children. Whenever possible, avoid those certain co-workers or family member who manages to hit your stress button just right.
Take a look at the situations and events that cause your stress. Are these events or circumstances going to matter a week from now? Or even a month from now. Take a deep breath and move on. Distract yourself.
It's essential to find ways to combat your stress. Stress can take a toll on you both mentally and physically.
If nothing you try seems to help talk to your family doctor and ask for his advice. He can point you in the right direction.