Stress is the feeling of too much pressure and it has a physical impact on our bodies. Stress hormones are the same ones that kick-start your body’s “fight, flight or freeze response. This response is helpful in an emergency by enabling you to react quickly. It is a natural reaction to life's challenges and we all get stressed at times from things like work, relationships and finances. Global Pandemics, ill health and the uncertainty they bring add another layer. 2020 has a lot to answer for...
However, when those stress responses are working 24/7 not only is it incredibly unpleasant but it could put your health at serious risk.
How to relieve stress:
Frazzled Cafe: talk with peers in an anonymous and supportive space about feeling frazzled. This isn't therapy but talking really does help
MIND Treatment for Stress
VeryWellmind 17 Effective Stress Relievers
Help Guide Self-Help Techniques for Dealing with Stress