Stress affects thousands of people worldwide every year. In fact, a few studies have shown that it’s one of the culprits of chronic diseases, which is exactly why it’s also called a silent killer.
According to a recent report, simple things such as looking for a parking lot space, going on social media, using your gadgets, multitasking, doing household chores, drinking caffeine, having expectations, watching your favourite TV show, among other distractions, can trigger stress. Your loved ones (even pets!), especially those who are also under stress, may affect you as well.
Read more in this report from Kate Rockwood of Health, to learn more about the surprising causes of stress, on CNN:
Burned out? Know the signs and how to fix it
When Tess Kearns and her husband started an all-natural catering company in Chicago last year, the responsibilities of running a new business and raising two kids were super-consuming. “I found myself with a late mortgage and not enough business and racing to learn new skills to keep it all going,” says Tess. “But I didn’t feel like I was worn-out. I just felt like I had a heavy load to carry.” Read more…
So what you should do to keep these surprising causes of stress away? Well aside from staying in touch with your loved ones (as long as they’re not the one causing your problems!), diet and exercise are two important factors.
There are foods, particularly raw or whole foods, that help brighten your mood and energy – all thanks to their wealth of antioxidants! Moreover, exercise stimulates your body’s feel-good chemicals known as endorphins, even boost your confidence.
We all know that negative feelings also affect our stress levels, but a recent study has found that a little worrying may be healthy, as long as it doesn’t turn into too much anxiety.
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