No one in life escapes stress. It could be the death of a loved one, losing a job, financial problems, the end of a relationship, planning a wedding… We have to deal with it at some point in our lives.
Stress does not only affect you physically but mentally as well. You can have trouble concentrating, mood swings, anxiety, memory loss, insomnia, hair loss, sadness etc..
It’s important to tackle this as quickly as you can because depending on the severity of it, it could lead to depression.
Here are five things that I recommend.
Make time for yourself
Go out for a walk, go to the gym, read a new book, go on a mini vacation. Get back to doing things that you have always loved to do. Making time for yourself is very important!
Don’t isolate yourself. Get out of bed and surround yourself with people that bring out the best in you.
Take care of your body
Get enough sleep and eat healthy.
Whether it’s a life coach or a psychologist, it’s good to have someone you don’t know help you to figure things out and guide you.
Create a stress-free environment, take a moment to yourself to reflect.
“It’s not selfish to to love yourself, take care of yourself and to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary.”