Stress management is part of our Foundation program because your ability to manage stress can make an important difference in the quality of your life. It may actually influence your survival.
- Physical symptoms of stress include headaches, indigestion, stomachaches, sweaty palms, sleep difficulties, back pain, tight shoulders/neck, racing heart and fatigue.
- Behavioral symptoms include excessive smoking, compulsive gum chewing, being critical of others, grinding one's teeth at night, overuse of alcohol and compulsive eating.
- Emotional symptoms including crying, nervousness, boredom, edginess, feeling powerless to change things, anger loneliness, unhappiness for no reason and being easily upset.
- Cognitive symptoms may involve trouble thinking clearly, forgetfulness, lack of creativity, memory loss and loss of your sense of humor.
Practicing stress management techniques regularly will improve your health. For a guided Deep Relaxation audio program (6 minutes or 20 minutes) click HERE.
For more great information on stress management please check out THIS website.
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