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Stress is something we’re all a bit too familiar with. We know that some levels of stress are necessary for fueling our motivation. We need stress to turn on our fight-or-flight response to get us moving. But, when we don’t know how to manage stress, it can affect our mental health and hinder us in our everyday life.

At GR8NESS, we know that stress is part of all of our lives. Instead of running away from it, we want to talk about the many ways stress management is practiced. We’re a supportive resource to help you keep stress under control.

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Stress Relief

We all experience stress in our lives. Stress is a given. However, stress can influence many health problems, which is why finding ways to manage our stress levels is essential for our wellbeing effectively.

Stress is often a mental experience. But, stress also triggers a cascade of hormones that affect how you react to stressful situations. However, when stress becomes the norm, it can have many harmful physical and psychological consequences that range from heart disease and diabetes to anxiety and depression.

How to Relieve Stress

There’s a lot we can do to relieve stress. Anything from meditation, yoga, and exercise can help us keep stress at bay. Having a support system is also helpful. Knowing when we need to seek mental health assistance is also essential.

Changing our perception of stress is the first step in controlling our anxiousness. Some studies say changing our perspective around stress can help minimize its effects on our mind and body.

However, when it comes to finding stress-relieving techniques, it isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach. At GR8NESS, our mission is to extend a resource that provides stress management tips, guidelines, and open space to learn more about the sneaky ways stress affects our bodies and mind.

Stress Management Techniques

Finding coping strategies to control stress is an essential way to prevent the harmful effects of stress from affecting our lives. Coping skills, including having a strong support group of family and friends, or changing your perception about stress, can help you keep it at bay. But, it’s also important to acknowledge when we use negative self-talk or medication to try to calm your stress can turn harmful.

There are many ways to cope with stress, including problem-focused or emotional-focused coping mechanisms. One focuses on dealing with the problem at hand that’s causing you stress, while the other focuses on the feelings of distress in the first place. Both can be effective when used separately, but it’s a combination of both that can genuinely help you manage stress once and for all.

Stress management is all about finding the tools to reset your inner alarm system. Working on your resilience helps your mind and body adapt to your lifestyle. Without the right coping skills, your body can become unbalanced and be in a constant state of alertness. Over time, chronic stress can lead to health problems like diabetes, anxiety, and even depression.

We don’t want you to wait until stress damages your health, relationships, or even your quality of life. What we want, is to become a supportive resource for you, so you can start practicing stress management techniques that will help you keep harmful stress at bay and use positive stress to fuel your self-care journey.

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