When: Thursday, March 29th, 2018, at 5:30 PM Eastern U.S. Time
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Everyone has some amount of stress in their life. It is normal. There are basic coping skills to manage every day stress that many of us already know. Sometimes stress and anxiety becomes unmanageable and has negative impacts both physically and psychologically.
How can one return to serenity and a relaxed state of mind when this happens?
That is what we are here to learn.
What is stress? What is anxiety? What is the difference between them?
Stress and anxiety can be helpful at times. They can motivate you to complete important tasks in your life. For example, getting your tax forms submitted by the deadline or studying for an exam. It is when stress and anxiety have negative impact on your life on a daily or more regular basis that it may be a more serious problem.
Here are a few physical symptoms of stress and anxiety.
Here are a few mental and emotional symptoms of stress and anxiety.
Typical causes of stress and anxiety are certain life events can stretch coping mechanisms. The following may be some of these events.
When stress and anxiety becomes overwhelming and coping with it becomes difficult, it may be because of an anxiety related medical condition. The mental health profession has some diagnostic names for some common conditions. These are just a few of the stress and anxiety related disorder diagnoses. when symptoms are experienced on a regular basis, in conjunction with each other, and over a prolonged period.
Most of us don't meet the diagnostic criteria for these disorders but have some of the symptoms that nonetheless interfere with our personal goals. So understanding how to relax and achieve greater day-to-day serenity benefits both our bodies and minds.
There are lifestyle changes we can make to reduce stress and anxiety.
Awareness of our stress and anxiety and what might be causing it, allows us to react, not with fear but with the skills we build in these events.
Some of these skills we will build to cope with stressful situations or events include these: