Ways To Manage Stress And How Counseling Can Help

 

How do you deal with stress?

What does stress do to your mind?

What does stress do to your body?

Are you aware of the warning signs of stress?

 

Stress impacts each person a little bit differently than others. In some ways, we cannot avoid stress. It shows up in varying forms. Stress can be seen and felt.

You may notice that at the end of the day, you are exhausted and stressed. Stress causes your shoulders to feel tense and your head to ache. Stress that pushes you to stay in bed or experience difficulty getting restful sleep.

I want to share with you an action-oriented list of strategies to lower your stress. Pick anyone you would find helpful.

 

20 Ways To Manage Stress

Please know that the below are only a few. Working with a counselor gives you the space to grow and learn clinically effective strategies to lower stress and improve your quality of life.

 

  1. Use positive affirmations.
  2. Stretch daily.
  3. Practice deep breathing.
  4. Try guided meditation.
  5. Learn how to use self-awareness.
  6. Create a healthy support system.
  7. Learn to identify the triggers.
  8. Try a weighted blanket.
  9. Breathing exercises.
  10. Practice meditation.
  11. Try yoga.
  12. Take cold showers.
  13. Do visualization exercises.
  14. Connect with your pet.
  15. Practice meditation.
  16. Go for daily walks.
  17. Take a break when you feel overwhelmed.
  18. Take hot baths.
  19. Try working with a counselor.
  20. Practice grounding.

 

Common Signs That You Are Carrying Too Much Stress

  • Feel overwhelmed.
  • Muscle tension.
  • Low energy.
  • Feeling unmotivated.
  • You feel that you are carrying more than you can handle.
  • Your sleep is off.
  • Your appetite is irregular.

 

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