Written By Empress Of Pearl Powder
Sarah Anderson Jan 29, 2023
Stress can lead to anxiety. Anxiety is a widespread condition, affecting millions of people globally, leading to depression. Stress can affect all aspects of your life, including your emotions, behaviors, thinking ability, and physical health. No part of the body is immune, not even your skin or looks.
Everyone want to stay young looking and healthy. But, no matter how many anti aging products you use, if you're anxious and stressed it will do you no good.
If you want to look and feel younger, avoid stress which can increase oxidants in your skin and cause collagen fragmentation thus wrinkles which makes you look older.
Research shows that stress and anxiety can speed-up the aging process down to the molecular level. You know, proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates, lipids, the stuff we are all made of. Many studies have shown that prolonged stress shortens the DNA strand length and the RNA bind proteins.
Social stress such as hate speech, family problems, job and money problems contribute to premature aging.
When we feel stressed, our body kicks into high gear to deal with the threat. Our heartbeat, breathing rate and blood pressure all go up.
Extreme stress that extends over a long period of time can prompt the onset of serious health conditions that interfere with a persons mental and physical health and can even be life threatening.
If you are experiencing intense, excessive and persistent worry and fear about everyday situations, you need to take action to reduce your stress levels and allow your body to return to a normal state.
So, What Do We Do About Stress And Anxiety?
Stress is real, but we always have a choice - we can let it consume us or we learn to control it.
In many cases, a person can treat an anxiety disorder at home without clinical supervision. There are several exercises and actions to help you which include:
Learning to manage stress can help limit potential triggers. Organize upcoming pressures and deadlines, compile lists to make overwhelming tasks more manageable, and take time off from study or work.
Simple activities can help relieve anxiety. These techniques include deep breathing exercises, long baths, resting in the dark, and spending time in nature.
Positive Thinking Exercises
Optimism is a key part of effective stress management. Affirmative self-talk can help you feel calm and peaceful. Center your thoughts on such things as a belief in your abilities, a positive approach to challenges, and trying to make the most of the bad situations.
Make a list of the negative thoughts that may be causing your anxiety and make another list that contains positive, believable thoughts to replace them.
Bad things will happen. Sometimes you will be disappointed or hurt by others. This does not mean that the world is out to get you or that all people will let you down. Thinking in a positive light you will look at the situation realistically, search for ways you can improve the situation, and try to learn from your experiences.
Communicate with loved ones and friends who are supportive and express your feelings.
Physical exertion, even if it's only in 10 to 15 minutes a day will lift your mood, improve your self-image, boost your purpose and concentration, and release chemicals in the brain that trigger positive feelings.
Gratitude lowers stress hormones in the body, and improves mental and physical health. Gratitude also significantly reduces symptoms of depression. Practice gratitude by thinking of five things you are grateful for every day.
Stick to a sleep routine
Set a bedtime that is early enough for you to get at least 7-8 hours of sleep. Get up at the same time every day, even on weekends or during vacations. If you can't fall asleep after 20 minutes, get out of bed and do a quiet activity. Don't just lie there tossing and turning.
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Give Your Worries To God
At night when it's time to go to bed, there's nothing better than to give it all to God. To lay down our worries and cares. To thank Him for His blessings and the ways He's protected us and our families and provided for our needs.
Often it can be difficult to really let everything go. We carry the worries and stress straight to bed with us. We hold on to the wounds and hurt feelings. We wrestle for sleep but can't seem to turn off the spinning thoughts of to-do lists, schedules, and what we still need to get done for tomorrow.
Whatever is pressing on your mind and heart, may God give you the strength to lay it down. All your wrestling, and the worries and stress you carry into sleep, are useless. God and the truth of His word are the only things that can bring deep peace to your soul.
You can trust that He will take care of whatever concerns you. He knows the best way; His timing is perfect. And He is able. He's the storm-calmer, the peace-giver, the burden-lifter, the hope-bringer. Nothing is too difficult for Him. He truly is our peace.
So, tonight give it all to God and let Him fill you with His peace. He is the ultimate stress reliever.
"Don't try to force anything. Let life be a deep let-go. God opens millions of flowers every day without forcing their buds." ~ Osho