Stress is usually linked to major health issues such as heart disease, depression, obesity, sleep problems, high blood pressure, digestive problems, anxiety, and skin conditions in one way or other. These expenses can often lead to even more stress and more health problems.
The Holidays are a prime time for our stress levels to spike. Presents to purchase, parties to attend, quotas to meet, finals to study for, family to entertain, it is all far more stressful than we think until suddenly we are too tired to function.
December should be a time of joy, family and friends joining together to share this joy. We would like to offer a two-part series to help you out this season. First, let’s focus on the symptoms stress can have, awareness will help you identify stress in a loved one or perhaps in yourself.
How do you know if you’re stressed out?
Frequent anger or agitation
Feeling overwhelmed, sad or hopeless
Moodiness, going from high to low
Feeling lonely or isolated
Feeling pessimis ...