Signs of Stress

Gail Goodwin

Prolonged stress leads to anxiety. Prolonged anxiety leads to depression. You can reduce stress when you know how it manifests in your body, mind, emotions and behaviour. There are a number of cognitive, emotional, physical and behavioural symptoms that signify stress may need to be reduced. Here they are:

Cognitive Symptoms

  1. Poor judgment
  2. Poor concentration
  3. Negative attitude
  4. Anxiety
  5. Worried
  6. Memory problems

Emotional Symptoms

  1. Restlessness
  2. Feeling Overwhelmed
  3. Irritation
  4. Isolation
  5. General unhappiness
  6. Moodiness

Physical Symptoms

  1. Nausea and dizziness
  2. Chest pain, rapid heartbeat
  3. Frequent colds
  4. Body Pains
  5. Diarrhea or constipation
  6. Poor sex drive

Behavioral Symptoms

  1. Sleep disorders
  2. Social Isolation
  3. Postponing
  4. Neglecting responsibilities
  5. Using substances to relax
  6. Nervous habits such as nail biting, pacing.
  7. Disturbed eating patterns

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About gailgoodwin

As an author, trainer and mentor, my purpose is to inspire vision, creativity and productivity in the business of life and the life of your business.
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