14 effective ways to protect yourself against chronic stress

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  1. 1. 14 Effective Ways to Protect Yourself Against Chronic Stress
  2. 2. STRESS It is simply impossible to totally eliminate stress from our lives.
  3. 3. STRESS It is simply impossible to totally eliminate stress from our lives. A little stress can be good for you.
  4. 4. STRESS It is simply impossible to totally eliminate stress from our lives. A little stress can be good for you. Too much stress is what we want to avoid.
  5. 5. 8 Ways ChronicStress Can Wreck Your Life
  6. 6. Stress Can Ruin Your Sleep
  7. 7. Wreck Your Emotions
  8. 8. Spoil Your Concentration
  9. 9. Make You Lose or Gain Weight
  10. 10. Weaken Your Immune System
  11. 11. Diminish Your Willpower
  12. 12. Contribute to Your Risk of Life- Threatening and Debilitating Diseases
  13. 13. 7 Causes of Stress
  14. 14. That Critical Voice Inside Your Head
  15. 15. Toxic Relationships
  16. 16. Self-Sabotage
  17. 17. Inner Conflict
  18. 18. Inner Passivity
  19. 19. Autopilot Thinking
  20. 20. Physical Imbalance
  21. 21. 14 Natural Ways to Manage Stress
  22. 22. #1 Be Assertive It means being able to effectively express yourself while respecting others point of view.
  23. 23. #2 Learn to Deal with Conflict Developing your conflict resolution skills is a must to manage stress better.
  24. 24. #3 Learn to Communicate Effectively Trying to put your thoughts into words can be doubly difficult when youre under stress.
  25. 25. #4 Learn to Manage Your Time Learning to effectively manage time is not easy. The rewards, however, are truly worth it.
  26. 26. #5 Build Your Social Support Network Close friends and family who you know will always be there when you need them can go a long way to helping you manage stress.
  27. 27. #6 Focus on the Positive Researchers observe that resilience to stress is one of positive thinking's effect.
  28. 28. #7 Be Thankful Being thankful is a powerful antidote against stress.
  29. 29. #8 Stop and Smell the Roses Life would be infinitely less stressful if we just take the time to slow down.
  30. 30. #9 Use Humor Laughter can leave you feeling relaxed.
  31. 31. #10 Develop Your Self-Esteem Raising our self- esteem is not easy, but it is possible.
  32. 32. #11 Learn to Cope with Your Fear and Anxiety Avoiding fear makes fear more powerful.
  33. 33. #12 Mind Your Spiritual Health Those who are spiritual-minded tend to cope with stress better.
  34. 34. #13 Learn to Relax There are techniques that stimulate the relaxation response in our body which counteract the effects of stress.
  35. 35. #14 Exercise All forms of exercise can go a long way in managing stress.
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