We need some amount of stress in our daily lives to motivate us. However, being too stress can be detrimental to our health. Some of the physical symptoms of stress includes: headaches, upset stomach, elevated blood pressure, chest pain and problems sleeping.
If you can’t change the stressor, change yourself. You can adapt to stressful situations and regain your sense of control by changing your expectations and attitude.
Here are some stress management strategies:
- Reframe problems.
- Look at the big picture.
- Adjust your standards.
- Focus on the positive.