Stress is something we'll all experience in our lifetime but it's also something that can hinder our happiness (and we don't want that now do we)?
Stress creates a vicious circle - you worry about something that's happening in your life then you feel stressed, you then worry more and feel even more stressed out. It's like you can't get control of how you're feeling. You may think that this stress you're experiencing is only a temporary thing but if you allow this feeling to build up, it can lead to anxiety and inner turmoil.
Your body doesn't react well to stress.
DID YOU KNOW?
When you are feeling stressed, your body releases a hormone called Cortisol which can age you! Not only that BUT added stress can damage your immune system leaving you susceptible to colds, viruses and can take longer to get over them. Stress can also cause you to put on weight. Yes it's true! Your body reacts to stress in more ways than you realise. So you need to do something NOW to reduce your stress levels and I have all the right tips for you right here in this post...
Reduce stress and anxiety with these simple yet effective tips.
Please remember: In order to start noticing the benefits of stress reduction, you need to practice these on a daily basis. Embarking on them once will have just a temporary effect. Stress reduction is all about new habit & thinking forming for a more mindful life.
As always, I hope this article helps you in some way to find clarity and inner peace
Love & light
Ally Baldwin is a weight management counsellor & Life Coach. If you find that your emotions cause you to overeat, please consider Ally's e-guide 'Beating Emotional Eating' where Ally discusses our emotions and how we can learn to control them to beat our overeating.
Alleyne is a qualified weight management counsellor, author and columnist.
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