Stress Management
Stress symptoms

Emotional symptoms

  • Becoming easily agitated, frustrated, and moody

  • Feeling overwhelmed, like you are losing control or need to take control

  • Having difficulty relaxing and quieting your mind

  • Feeling bad about yourself (low self-esteem), lonely, worthless, and depressed

  • Avoiding others

Physical symptoms

Cognitive symptoms

  • Constant worrying

  • Racing thoughts

  • Forgetfulness and disorganization

  • Inability to focus

  • Poor judgment

  • Being pessimistic or seeing only the negative side
     

Behavioral symptoms 

  • Changes in appetite -- either not eating or eating too much

  • Procrastinating and avoiding responsibilities

  • Increased use of alcohol, drugs, or cigarettes

  • Exhibiting more nervous behaviors, such as nail biting, fidgeting, and pacing.

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In today's modern fast-paced world, with all of its pressures and uncertainty, stress has become a significant problem for more and more people. 

We all think we know what stress is, because each of us has experienced it in one form or another. Yet 'stress' is a catch-all term that can cover a wide range of phenomena from mild irritation to severe problems that could result in an actual breakdown of mental and physical health. 

What is stress?
What are its effects on our body and our mind?

When we experience acute stress our body reacts in a consistently predictable way. The region in the brain known as the hypothalamus triggers the release of powerful hormones such as cortisol, norepinephrine, and adrenaline. This raises the blood pressure and places extra strain on the heart as the heart rate increases considerably. Simultaneously, normal bodily functions such as digestion are suppressed. Chronic stress can even elevate the risk of stroke or heart attack and seriously compromise the immune system, leaving us vulnerable to disease.

The psychological effects of stress are also clear. Stress fosters anxiety and fear, producing anger and guilt, wreaking havoc with relationships and playing an important role in depression and other difficulties. 

If we live for extended periods of time in a stressful state, the consequences for our health can be detrimental.

 

A little stress every now and then is not something to be concerned about. Ongoing, chronic stress, however, can cause or exacerbate many serious health problems, including:
 

Hypnotherapy for stress

Hypnotherapy can help address your stress and anxiety levels. With our help, you will identify the cause(s) of your stress, it be a past experience, a present situation, a physical issue or something to do with a relationship...

After discovering the root of the problem, we will work systematicall towards a defined goal.  This goal could include how you would like to feel and what you would like to do in life without stress holding you back.

 

We will work together to achieve your goals using a variety of different techniques. 

Hypnotherapy for stress delivers results from the first session. You will feel more relaxed and confident in the situations that previously caused you to feel stressed.

 

​© Catherine Nuurja Mesot 

   

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