Anxiety is a very common mental disorder today. This is an excessive concern for a future event. A lot of people feel ANXIETY WHEN TRAVELLING IN A CAR. THIS mental disorder is called amaxophobia and is suffered by both those who travel by car and those who drive a car.
Symptoms of this problem are extreme nervousness, excessive sweating, dizziness, tachycardia, panic, etc. The most important fear is the fear of losing control of the situation, which also generates a succession of catastrophic thoughts.
If you feel anxiety when traveling in a car, you should know that you can overcome that problem through different strategies detailed below. Continue reading “Anxiety When Travelling in a Car? Overcome Your Fears”
Stress happens in our life all the time and there are lots of reasons for it to happen.
High stress levels are – by definition – a higher level than our almost background levels of stress.
These are the most common reasons for high stress levels and some pointers on what you can do to get them down again.
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In theory, working from home should be easier. There’s no commute – so you get those hours back – and you’re in a familiar environment without the distractions and interruptions you get in an office.
But working from home brings its own issues and they can cause stress, even if you’re not under extra pressure from work.
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Stress is an unavoidable fact of life. However, learning how to manage stress in positive, practical ways can help make its impact on your life less drastic. Here are 5 tips to help you keep your stress levels under control.
Too much stress isn’t pleasant and it can often pop into your life almost unannounced. There are lots of things that can trigger stress but the good news is that there also lots of things that will get rid of it in a few minutes – some as short as 5 minutes, others take a bit longer but none of the methods I’ve listed here should take more than 30 minutes.
Check a few of the ways and, longer term, home in on the one that works best for you most of the time. We all react to things slightly differently so there’s no “one size fits all” answer.
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Stress is something that affects different people in different ways, partly because we all deal with stress differently, partly because a lot of the signs of stress build up over time and we don’t necessarily notice them. Sometimes the first time we pay attention to stress is when it manifests in something major like a stroke or a heart attack.
Ideally, you should be taking steps to reduce the effect of stress before something nasty like that happens.
So what signals should you be looking out for?
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If we put too much pressure on ourselves, all sorts of bad things happen in our body. They may not show up immediately but they’re happening nonetheless.
Staying calm when we’re under pressure isn’t the easiest thing to do. Adrenaline pumps round our body, quite likely our “fight or flight” response kicks in (useful when the enemy had sharp claws, less useful when someone’s just talked to you in the wrong tone of voice) and we’re generally nowhere near as calm as we should be.
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Sadly, fear and stress are often related and the two things have a tendency to feed off each other.
It’s vitally important to do as much as you can to reduce your stress levels because high levels of stress have been proven to have adverse effects on your overall heath.
Measuring our stress levels isn’t an exact science and (like most things) we all have different tolerance levels.
But if you’ve decided you need to reduce fear and stress in your life, try out some of these simple but effective ideas.
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Our brain is probably the most important part of our body. It’s what separates us from what we consider as lower life forms. We have the ability to think, make decisions and communicate with each other.
But there are times when we take things too far and stress ourselves – and our brain – further than we should.
It’s at times like these we need to do something to reduce the stress that’s building up in our brain otherwise the consequences could be (at the very least) unpleasant.
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Anyone that has a parent who is living with dementia, will know that dementia is a very hard disease to deal with. Not only the demented persons themselves but also their loved ones suffer greatly from it. Thus, if you have a parent that suffers from this crippling disease and you don’t really know how to cope with your emotions and feelings on this, this article may be right for you. So, keep reading to find out how you can help yourself can be able to take care of yourself, while also caring for your dementia suffering parent(s) at the same time.