Thursday 22 October 2020

How To Deal With Stress In Your Life

There are often times in life when everything seems like it is all too much for us. Stress can build up because of a culmination of a lot of different reasons, and when we are under stress for a prolonged period of time, it can lead us to become anxious and depressed too. Stress can really have a negative impact on our mental health and it is essential that we manage stress when we see the signs of it. 

But learning to identify the early warning signs of stress, depression, and anxiety can be tough. Often, these problems gradually build in us without us even realizing. 

In this article, we’ll look at some of the ways that you can take care of yourself when you are stressed. 

Focus On Getting More Sleep

When we are stressed, depressed, or anxious, it can be hard to get to sleep at night. Or, if you are able to get to sleep, you may not be able to sleep right through the night. You need to be aiming to get eight hours of sleep each night. If you are struggling to get enough sleep then this can have a detrimental affect on your mental health. It can become a vicious circle. 

There are a few things that you can do to improve your ability to fall asleep, and the quality of your sleep. Firstly, you can avoid using your phone or tablet for an hour before you go to bed. Use the time before you go to bed to have a relaxing bath or read a book. 

When you do go to bed, sprinkle the bed with lavender oil. This will help you to relax. 


One way of reducing your stress and anxiety levels is by taking CBD. But what is CBD?

CBD is useful for the treatment of stress and depression. CBD comes from the cannabis plant. But unlike the cannabis drug, CBD doesn’t make you high and there is no risk of addiction when you take it. 

Plan Your Time Better 

One of the biggest causes of stress is not managing your time effectively. Instead of allowing yourself to become overwhelmed by stress, make a to-do list and focus your energy on working on one task at a time in a methodical fashion. Make sure you proritize your most important tasks. 

Don’t Be Affraid To Say No 

If you feel as though you can’t say no to things when people ask you to do something, this can cause you to take on too much. In turn, this brings about stress. Learning to say “no” when you are overwhelmed is vital. 

Turn To Friends For Support 

When you are feeling stressed or low, turn to those around you and talk things through with them. A problem shared is, after all, a problem halved. If you don’t have anyone that you feel close enough to, you should turn to a professional for support. Get in touch with a counselor and talk through your problems with them. 

*This is a collaborative post*


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