Updated: May 4
How to Get Your Stress Under Control
Stress management is a critical skill to have because no one is immune to stress. It’s a normal response to a lot of situations, and unfortunately, there’s no way to get rid of it completely.
But sometimes, your stress levels can become excessive.
And when that happens, it can take a huge toll on your physical and mental health. You may find yourself battling depression, anxiety, and anger issues — not to mention a host of physical problems, like fatigue and loss of sleep. But the good news is that it is possible to get your stress under control, before it wreaks havoc on your health. You can do this by learning to:
Identify the sources of your stress
Recognize the symptoms of stress
Develop techniques that help you manage your stress
Each of these steps is described in more detail below. But while the steps are simple, it’s usually not very easy to do on your own. If stress is affecting the quality of your life, it’s important to get help. A Health & Wellness Coach can guide you through each of these steps, and provide you the insights, resources, and support you need to effectively manage your stress.
Stress Management Starts with Identifying the Sources of Stress
The first step to stress management is identifying the causes of your stress.
Sometimes this is easy, if it’s a major event like: