There can be a lot of causes: the reasons behind stress are completely individual to each person and situation. Many people find that they can manage astonishingly well with a stressful life until something tips the balance (such as discovering a partner’s infidelity) and pushes you towards breaking point under the burden. Few of us live a completely serene life but most of us have a level of psychological strain we can cope with on a day-to-day basis without experiencing any overwhelming or adverse effects on our overall health or wellbeing. Some signs that you may be having difficulty managing stress are: feeling overwhelmed or unable to focus, lack of sleep or disturbed sleep, feeling jumpy, being easily irritated, being mentally irrational and snapping at the slightest thing.
You may also find yourself affected physically in some way. You may have stomach issues such as IBS or find yourself turning to bad habits more frequently such as smoking, unnecessary eating or drinking. Typically, stress can be the catalyst for many other conditions such as chronic stress, anxiety or depression, especially if not dealt with at its onset. It is important to get help if you are struggling to cope with the negative effects of stress before you start to find it seeping into every corner of your life.
Hypnotherapy is very relaxing. Treatment on the whole means teaching you how to cope and manage stress long-term. You could learn how to have a strong and empowered mind enabling you to have the confidence to tackle the stress head on.
It is also an outstanding way to help those who are afflicted by long-term stress. A person’s life can be ruined if they are struggling to cope with stress over the long-term. Quite often you might be guided to uncover the underlying issues causing the stress before being helped to tackle it. This is an amazing process because you not only find out the reason for these long-term symptoms but you will also learn how to control them and contend with them yourself.
"Typically, stress can be the catalyst for many other conditions"