Healing Arts

Signs and causes of the stress we experience

Some signs of Stress

  • Altered eating pattern and weight change
  • Smoking is a stress related behaviour
  • Stomach Ulcers
  • Lowered resistance to infections
  • Sleep disorders
  • Reduces efficiency at work
  • Impaired alertness and concentration
  • Stress is a contributor to accident proneness
  • Difficulty in relaxing
  • Excessive consumption of alcohol
  • General Grumpiness
  • Low tolerance threshold

Some causes of Stress

  • Work pressure
  • Unrealistic goals
  • Death of a friend or family member
  • Traffic these days
  • Noise
  • Injury or illness
  • Change in job or job description
  • Writing exams
  • Financial responsibility
  • Poor relationship with co-workers or family
  • Change in sleeping habits
  • Moving house
  • Divorce
  • Even Christmas is Stressful
  • And the list goes on............. How do you cope???
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