The leading cause of STRESS is our ability to cope with the pressures of life, such as work, career, family, relationships, social interactions, traumas, accidents, and financial situations; as well as the way we perceive and think about ourselves and our place in the world. Stress can manifest in a number of ways, from short-term acute symptoms to long-term chronic systemic break-downs. Left unresolved, stress causes states of dis-ease or illness.
Short-term positive stress gives you motivation to achieve goals and take action. It gives you that rush of adrenaline to get the job done – like when you have to meet a deadline at work, and then it dissipates once the job is accomplished. You may feel a surge of energy, your heart might beat faster, you’re focused on the task at hand and you feel a drive and pressure to get it done. The main point is that it dissipates. Positive short-term stress energy motivates you into action and then releases upon completion of that action. In its place you’ll feel a sense of satisfaction and accomplishment.
Why does negative stress occur? Usually through mental processes: You’ve started to worry about something, either you dwell on it too much or instead of dealing with it and figuring out what is causing the anxiety, you push it aside. When you do this often the physical symptoms occur. It’s your body’s way of telling you that something is up, that something isn’t right and you need to pay attention.
Mental symptoms can look and feel like this:
If you don’t address the cause of your anxiety these symptoms just continue to build.
Negative short-term stress can manifest as:
Stress can manifest as an anxiety attack where mental panic, shortness of breath, hyperventilation, palpitations, and weakness of legs are the main symptoms.
So what does negative short-term stress look and feel like?
To combat stress and prevent it from building into medium or long-term we need to:
you can develop serious conditions related to:
Please note that you should never self-diagnose. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms please consult your GP or Medical Professional to rule out any underlying medical conditions.
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