MINDFULNESS for stress relief

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WHAT IS STRESS?

Stress is the body's reaction to any change that requires an adjustment or response. The body reacts to these changes with physical, mental, and emotional responses.

Stress is a normal part of life. Many events that happen to you and around you, and many things that you do yourself, put stress on your body. You can experience stress from your environment, your body, and your thoughts.

The symptoms of stress, including:

  • Constantly feeling anxious and worried
  • Feeling irritable, agitated and easily annoyed
  • Argumentative and defensive with friends and family
  • Restless sleeping
  • Low levels of energy, often waking up feeling tired
  • Restless and frenetic mind
  • Often self-critical and/or critical of others
  • Feeling flat and uninspired
  • Having difficulty concentrating
  • Skin rashes and conditions
  • Clenching your jaw muscles and grinding your teeth at night
  • Headaches and migraines

 

MINDFULNESS FOR STRESS RELIEF