Stress/Anxiety

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"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, only today of its strength."  - Charles Spurgeon

Concerned about your job? Worried about the future?

Feeling bogged down by life's challenges?

Stress can be brought on by any number of situations or thoughts that makes you feel angry, frustrated or anxious. Tolerance for stress varies from person to person.

Anxiety is a feeling of apprehension or fear. It is not always easy to identify the source, which further adds to the anxiety you are already experiencing.

Stress is a normal part of life. It can motivate and encourage productivity, but too much stress can be harmful. It can have a negative impact on the human body. Aside from psychological concerns, anxiety over a prolonged period of time can increase the possibility of heart disease, physical illness, overeating, and/or abuse of alcohol or drugs.

Several symptoms of stress/anxiety include:

  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Physical tension
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Anxiety is often accompanied by physical symptoms as well.
  • Twitching or trembling
  • Abdominal pain (especially in children)
  • Sweating
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Muscle tension, headaches
  • Rapid breathing
  • Dizziness
  • Irritability, "shorter-fuse"