What Can Stress & Anxiety Do To Your Body?

We’ve all experienced stress & anxiety, it’s inescapable & universal. It’s a natural part of life, especially in 2021. Life moves fast & we’re constantly being overstimulated, but that does not mean there aren’t easy & actionable ways to manage stress & anxiety.⁠

There’s good reason to find ways to manage stress & anxiety too & that’s because they wreak havoc on our physical & mental health. Check out some of these symptoms below👇🏽

〰️ High blood pressure, accelerated heart rate, shortness of breath.⁠

〰️ Exhaustion due to sleep problems.⁠

〰️ Body aches & pains.⁠

〰️ Feeling restless, wound-up, or on-edge.⁠

〰️ Having difficulty concentrating, paying attention, or remembering things⁠

〰️ Difficulty controlling feelings of worry⁠

〰️ Irritability⁠

〰️ Sweating, trembling, or shaking⁠

〰️ Change in appetite, upset stomach⁠

〰️ Withdrawing from relationships or lacking motivation⁠

〰️ Thinking too much about the past⁠

⁠So what can you do? In this post, I’ve highlighted 6 actionable solutions that are accessible to all. See what they are below 👇🏽

🔆 Breathe

🔆 Fact-check your thoughts

🔆 Stay in the present moment

🔆 Get outside & walk it off

🔆 Mindfulness & visualization meditation

🔆 Talk It Out

Remember these are just some of the ways to help you manage stress & anxiety. There are so many resources out there for you, so many ways to help you manage stress & anxiety, and remember you are not alone! Reach out if you feel like you need help ❤️

Your mental health coach,⁠

⚠️ If you or someone you know is struggling with mental and/or substance use disorders call SAMHSA’s National Helpline. It’s a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish). Call 1-800-662-4357 or TTY 1-800-487-4889.

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