Definition Of Stress?


Stress is the "wear and tear" our bodies experience as we adjust to our continuing changing environment and it also has physical and emotional effects on us and can create positive or negative feelings. As a positive influence, stress can help us to come into action which can result in a new awareness and an exciting new perspective towards life. As a negative influence, we harm our own body and it can result in feelings of distrust, rejection, anger, and depression which lead to health problems such as headaches, upset stomach, rashes, insomnia, ulcers, high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke.

Is stress always bad?
People think stress is only tension, worry and it makes a person always sad. But stresses sometimes are happy, challenging and exciting. Without stress life would be dull. For example, right before a race, there is a feel of nervousness but mark that it makes you alert and prepared for the race.
But too much of stress can be bad that can have negative effect on one's body, feelings and mind. In too much stress you can harm yourself both physically and mentally.

What are the causes of stress?
Everyone has some kind of stress let them be children going to school, teenagers, adults, old people. Children have their academics, while teens about their academics and future too. These things that are causing stress are known as stressors.
For example:
Divorce of parents.
Going to new schools.
Death of a loved person.
Unsafe living environment.
Problems with friends or closed ones.
Financial problems.
Some severe problems in the family.

Some signs of stress are:
Too much of stress can affect you physically, mentally and emotionally. Physically you get the symptoms of back and neck pains, headaches, increased urination, migranes, fast heartbeat. While stress affects mostly mentally where there is lack of concentration, carelessness, unable to study, forgetfulness. And emotionally by getting bored, become aggressive, your anger outbursts, sad or depressed and many other ways.

How to manage stress in life?
Eat and exercise regularly.
Attempt to make everything in your life stress-free.
There are many ways in your long run by taking long vacations.
Some powerful practices like yoga, meditation or tai chi are the best herb for being stress free.
Yoga is a wonderful practice for reducing stress. It gives complete relaxation to body as well as mind. It helps you to concentrate and focus on some particular things. It's the best relief for stress. Same with meditation.
Dancing can also help you to reduce your stress.

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