Signs And Symptoms, Causes Of Stress

First of all, let’s understand this. Stress is not the pile of papers sitting on your desk. Stress is not the child screaming in the living room, or the clean laundry the dog just dragged out the door. Stress is not the phone that is ringing off the hook, throwing you behind schedule. Stress is your response to those things. They are stressors, not stress. A Stressor May or May Not Be a Cause of Stress When we look for signs and symptoms, causes of stress, we must look at every stressor as a potential cause of stress. I say “potential” because stressors do not have to cause stress. Different people will respond differently to them, and it is the response, you remember, that is the stress. For example, a great cause of stress for one secretary may be a stack of documents waiting to be filed. She hates filing …

Siberian Ginseng To Fight Fatigue, Stress And Herpes?

The root of the Eleutherococcus senticosus plant, also called Siberian ginseng or Eleuthero, is often used medicinally to combat fatigue, stress and herpes. The plant belongs to the ginseng family, Araliaceae, but is botanically different from true ginseng, Panax ginseng and Panax quinquefolius. It can grow in colder areas than real ginseng and usually costs less. The Chinese have used Eleutherococcus for 4000 years for longevity, health, to stimulate appetite and to improve memory. Russians discovered it in late 19th century and studied it in the late 1950s as a ginseng substitute. They studied the plant’s adaptogen properties on about 4,300 people. The property “adaptogen” was defined by Lazarev, a Russian scientist, who wished to put a more precise name to the tonic properties of ginseng-like plants. Adaptogen refers to a substance that promotes adaptation to environmental stress of all kinds. It regulates several physiological functions without targeting one organ …

Shopping: Stress Reducer

Shopping …shopping…and shopping again. Everybody is busy nowadays preparing gifts for their loves one for Christmas present. It seems the word “SALE” which is installed everywhere inside the store has became magnet for shoppers to come. Probably shoppers will always crazy with the SALE items. Don’t get it wrong! Not only people come to stores to look for “SALE” but also to release stress. Shopping has been a good therapy for some women who suffered depression, either at home, office or having problem with partner. After shopping, those who were unhappy becomes happier and their pulse-rate and blood pressure getting normal. That’s why some therapies suggested depressed women to go shopping to boosts their ego and creates adrenaline essential for feel-good sensations. To do this therapy, one must have limitation. It doesn’t mean you can spend as much money as possible because this is only a glimpse of happiness. You …

Sex—The Stress Buster

Individual who want to have less stressful lives should include exercise, the eating of healthy food, taking vitamins, and having frequent sex as part of their lifestyle. Frequent sexual activity is now the subject of several health researches, especially those that focus on the stress relief that supposedly comes as a benefit of copulation. Safe sex practiced in loving and intimate relationship is proven to relieve individuals of distress and bring numerous health benefits like improved cholesterol levels and increased blood circulation. In addition, the act encourages the production of testosterone, a hormone that plays an important role in the immune system. With all the emotional and physical benefits it provide, sex is considered by many experts as one of the best tools for for treating stress and anxiety. Aside from taking worries off one’s mind for a ample amount of time, sex provide many stress management benefits like deep …

Seven Ways to Transform Your Relationship to Stress and Anxiety

Stress is amazingly persistent, even seductive. We get used to feeling tight and tense. Though positive thinking has its place, unless it’s backed up by practical wisdom, it tends to get overwhelmed and fade away. Here are seven proven tips for a whole new relationship with stress and anxiety: 1. Control your REACTION with these seven simple words. The first step is to remain alert when people try to weigh you down with their nervous comments and attitudes. The next step is to reply to the attempted attack: “I have nothing to say to that.” This cuts off the contagious effect of the stressful assault. It blocks the tendency to accept and imitate depressing words from others. Your nature does not fall down to the level of the anxious remark, but remains high above it. Negative people WANT to get you involved with their defeat, and this is a major …

Seven Things You Can Do To Reduce Your Stress

Our world is awash with a wave tension that seems to infect every single one of us. Have you driven down the street lately, only to find someone abusing you because you are not doing 30 kilometers over the speed limit? Have you been cursed by a beggar because you have not given them a cigarette? Have you been robbed lately, simply because the person robbing you wanted your LCD projector? Have you parked your car in the local supermarket car park only to find that someone has pushed a trolley down the side of your car? Did the boss come in this morning and yell at you because he did not get enough sleep last night? Has a customer rung you and called you all the names under the sun simply because you did not respond to an email within 5 minutes of sending it? Answer Yes to any …

Set Goals to Thriving on Stress

Have you ever taken a long look at what is going on in the world today? It is not good in the world by any means, yet some positive remains that we can explore. We all deal with changes in society, wages, time, and the wars that go on around us. There is too much stress in the world, let alone stress in our life that it is hard for some one to do better, so it seems. Often we realize that we have less control than we thought. Every one has stress in there life so am going to try to help you to figure out a way to learn to act on the stress and make it work in your favor. For some of us, it is easy to thrive on stress, but others of us find it difficult. It all depends on willpower that one has, if …

Stress In The Workplace – How To Cope With It

Most of us readily acknowledge that stress is an inescapable part of life in our modern society. It’s in the home, the schools, and the workplace. Workplace stress management is becoming a buzz word of sorts, as more companies seek ways to cope with workplace stressors. But what is it? Defining Workplace Stress “Stress is the reaction people have to excessive pressures or other types of demand placed on them.” (Managing stress at work: Discussion document, United Kingdom Health and Safety Commission, London, 1999) Stress in the workplace can be either positive stress that results in greater productivity, or negative stress that cuts productivity. Our definition does not say that stress in the workplace is a reaction to pressure, but to excessive pressure. It is when stressors are too demanding, exerting too much pressure on us, that they become negative. Workplace stress of a harmful nature is intense, continued, or …

Stress In The Work Place: Active Tips To Avoid Burnout

Stress in the workplace is a growing problem. Time and time again, hard-working employees hit the wall and lose all ability to perform. These employees show few outward signals prior to collapsing, as they want to impress and succeed. Any sign of weakness can be misinterpreted, and thus, they keep it to themselves. According to the Health and Safety Executive one in six employees finds their work situation to be very or highly stressful. This means, in larger companies, the effects can be quite large. The same study calculates that 10.5 million sick days can be linked to stress-related. The costs of these sick days and performance can be enormous for both large companies and small companies. There are many options open to companies to tackle the issue of stress before it grows out of control. Several of these can offer employees different ways to cope with stress both in …

Stress in the Call Center Industry

The customers are the lifeblood of any company. The company is dependent on their customers and not the other way around. So a customer is treated like a king or a queen and, as the saying goes, “The customer is always right.” And for this reason alone, many companies see the value of having a customer service department that can address the needs and complaints of every customer on a full-time basis. A call center agent plays a very important role. The agent serves as a link and that agent can be doing on-line reservations, do technical support, facilitate an ordered product, or provide directory assistance. Depending on how many phone calls are received some companies need a lot of employees to handle the large volume of these calls. Their main task is to take calls and do problem-solving for the customers then move on the next customer that is …

Stress- How Time Managment Causes Stress?

For last few decades, every author or speaker on management and self-help has said something about time management. Allocate time, analyze the work pattern, list out the priorities and assign time limits. After all time is life, and one must try to get maximum out of time. What every one is advising is to streamline the life like a machine. Decide to achieve goals, allocate time, and try to achieve the best in that much time. What about life and living? If these people were to advise the lions in Africa, they would have prepared a time chart for hunting, relaxing, eating sleeping and so on. The lion would have got bored and run away from that consultant. The lion enjoys life on his own terms. He does what gives him joy and forgets the rest. This desire to get best out of time is taking a big toll on …

Free Keto Slow Cooker Cookbook – Cook Keto meals in 20 min – the easiest way

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Stress Eliminating Affirmations

Our thoughts create our reality. Here are some Affirmations which create a more positive, happier more fulfilling reality. A. About Ability and Security 1. Anxiety solves no problems – actions do. 2. Some problems are problems only because I believe them to be. 3. I have the inner power and strength to deal with whatever life brings me. 4. I am capable of handling any possible difficulties which might occur. 5. I feel safe and secure in every situation. 6. While making my own sincere effort, I entrust my life, my family and the results of all my efforts into God’s (the Universes) wise and just judgment. 7. Life gives me in each moment exactly what I need in every situation in order to be happy, perform my life and purpose and grow spiritually. 8. I am intelligent and capable enough to succeed in any endeavor which is important to …

Stress Busters For Travel Operators And Travelers!

Busy schedules for work, family and even fun can really cause a lot of stress. And not only can you suffer from this added stress, your family, friends and clients can, too, as it almost addicting in nature. Well, time to take 5! Sit back, relax and read through these Stress Busters and see which ones you can put to use. 1) Get your body feeling good, and then your mind will follow. So cool off with some ice cream – homemade or some from the local Dairy Queen or other store. 2) Relax your body with a wonderful message. Get books on message techniques and learn to give yourself messages with oils. Learn techniques with your significant other and message each other. Or hire a message therapist to step in and help out. With coupons from local vendors, messages can be surprisingly affordable today. 3) Another way to relax …

Stress Busters: Techniques to Win Against Anxiety

Stress, as commonly by millions of people around the world, is feeling of heaviness and pressure on one’s physical and mental capacities. It is a feeling of being overwhelmed, or of being unsure of how to meet certain standards, and being filled with anxiety. Although a small amount of stress can increase energy and alertness, it can be very bothersome if it is not addressed properly. Being stressed while at work will decrease one’s focus and can reflect on the job itself. Being stressed by other factors including relationships with other people can be seen in a person’s movement, health, and way of thinking. In dealing with stress, there are a lot of stress techniques, remedies, and tips readily available for all people to use and practice. The best way to fight stress is to remain calm and relaxed. Relaxation is a key component in stress relief. It makes you …

Stress Ball To The Rescue

There’s nothing like squeezing or smooshing something when you’re stressed. A stress ball is just the answer! If you’ve ever seen a stress ball, you know what they are. If you haven’t, a stress ball is a round ball or object, usually smaller than a tennis ball that is used to diffuse tension. Many people who sit at a computer or desk all day use a stress ball to help prevent or relieve the symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. When the stress ball is squeezed, you create a certain amount of muscle tension in not only your hand, but also your body. When you relax your squeeze, that muscle tension is released, thereby providing a sense of relaxation. With repeated squeezing and some deep breathing, the effects on your body will surprise you. Squeezing a little harder each time you wrap your fingers around the ball will produce soothing effects …