How to Be Better at Stress - Well Guides
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Your Perception About Stress
With stress, the mind and the body are intrinsically linked. You can view stress as something that is wreaking havoc on your body (and it can) or as something that is giving you the strength and energy to overcome adversity.
Exposure to Stress
Regular exposure to stress in small quantities can prepare us to handle a big stressful event in our lives. Prepare yourself for stress by self-education about the stressful event, by doing some physically stressful activities like completing a marathon, or something you dread, like giving a speech.
Repeated exposure to mildly stressful conditions can alter your body’s biological response to stress, making you manage stress in a better way.
Socially Stressful Activities
Socially stressful programs and activities like:
have skill-building, uncomfortable situations by design, that help kids and adults incorporate social and intellectual abilities.
Boost Stress Resilience
Resilience is our ability to 'bounce back' from difficult experiences. There are several ways to practice it:
Exercise to Lower Stress
Consistent exercise helps in handling stress by:
Our mind may be the key tool in handling stress. And it needs rest to recover and handle the stressful situation in a better way.
Stress and Appetite
Sudden and acute stress can shutdown our appetite temporarily as a stress-response mechanism, but chronic stress (anxiety, worry) can increase our appetite.
Mindful eating, which involves eating slowly and relishing every bite, while being aware of the food that is going in us, is extremely important. Be present in the moment and savor the food you're eating.
Friends And Family During Stress
Health Effects of High Stress
While some stress is essential for human function, chronic stress creates a cascade of physical changes throughout your body:
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Exercising may help alleviate anxiety when faced with a sudden, unpredictable shock.
Spend time with a close friend
According to research, when we connect with friends, we can handle stress better.
Start the day with time outside
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Stress is a biological response(or a reaction) to external changes and forces beyond one's resources. Signs of stress include a rapid heart rate, shallow breath, and an adrenaline rush.
Acute stress or temporary stress is normal and even beneficial. Chronic stress is linked to health concerns like heart disease and a weakened immune system.
Ways to Handle Stress:
Anxiety is the culmination of worry and stress. It is a state of body and mind which is stressed and worried for no apparent reason, like a response to a false alarm.
An anxiety disorder is an acute form of anxiety and a serious medical condition.
How to Handle Anxiety: