Stress is defined as the body’s response to pressure. It causes physical, emotional or psychological strain. Stress is a natural response to not being able to cope with certain events or demands that are put on us.
Stress can affect anyone and affects people differently. A little stress is good for us because it can actually help us to get motivated and make positive changes to our situations.
If you are a person who struggles with stress management when it comes to work or your daily life, here is a little tip; the four A’s of stress management.
Avoid the people who promote stress
Learn to say no
Respectfully suggest change
Communicate feelings openly
Set limits in advance
Venting – your feelings are still valid
Forgiveness – Don’t attach yourself anger
Practice positive self talk
Learn from some situations and accept that some things don’t change.
Adjusting standards by redefining habits
Empty minds practice through meditating
Reframe the issues. Look at them from a different point of view
Adopting a mantra in verbal form