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September 20, 2011

Overcome from Stress - Psychological Counselling

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Stress is a normal part of everyday living and can be caused by either positive or negative events. It becomes a problem when it interferes with your sense of well-being and affects your ability to be productive. Too much stress can affect your health.

Symptoms of Stress
When you are stressed, you may experience the following:
  • Feel worried or anxious
  • Have difficulty concentrating
  • Be unable to relax; feel jittery, jumpy or restless
  • Be irritable and impatient

Physical Symptoms
  • An upset stomach
  • Urinate frequently
  • Sweat a lot
  • Cold or clammy hands
  • Experience hot or cold spells
  • Notice unexplained body aches
  • Loss of sex drive
  • Frequent colds
  • Dry mouth
  • Feel tingling in your hands or feet
  • Pounding or racing heart

Cognitive Symptoms
  • Memory problems
  • Inability to concentrate
  • Poor judgment
  • Seeing only the negative
  • Anxious or racing thoughts
  • Constant worrying

Emotional Symptoms
  • Moodiness
  • Irritability or short temper
  • Agitation, inability to relax
  • Feeling overwhelmed
  • Sense of loneliness and isolation
  • Depression or general unhappiness

Physical Symptoms
  • Aches and pains
  • Diarrhoea or constipation
  • Nausea, dizziness
  • Chest pain, rapid heartbeat

Behavioural Symptoms
  • Eating more or less
  • Sleeping too much or too little
  • Isolating yourself from others
  • Procrastinating or neglecting responsibilities
  • Using alcohol, cigarettes, or drugs to relax
  • Nervous habits (e.g. nail biting, pacing)

Distress Prevention and Wellness
Our bodies have powerful healing systems that help keep us well. People with the following traits often cope best with stress:
Strong social ties – Good friendships, family relationships and community involvement
Spirituality – A sense of deep meaning in life; a connection to self and others
Positive outlook – Hope, optimism, a sense of humor and an unselfish concern for others
The three C’s – A feeling of challenge, a sense of personal commitment, and the belief that we have control over our lives

These people enjoy good health, high energy and a strong sense of well-being. They seem to heal faster from illness, experience fewer colds (and other immune-related illnesses) and enjoy increased longevity and vitality.

Common external causes of stress
Not all stress is caused by external factors. Stress can also be self-generated:
  • Major life changes
  • Work
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Financial problems
  • Being too busy
  • Children and family

Common internal causes of stress
Not all stress is caused by external factors. Stress can also be self-generated:
  • Inability to accept uncertainty
  • Pessimism
  • Negative self-talk    
  • Unrealistic expectations
  • Perfectionism
  • Lack of assertiveness

Management of Stress
You can learn stress management techniques. Better to consult a Psychologist to learn stress management. If you affect with stress symptoms Psychological Counselling helps you.

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