If you want to stress less you need to learn how to manage distressing emotions – because that’s what stress really is. Your stress and the related problems it causes all stem from distressing emotions that are being ignored, denied or just poorly handled.
If you’re feeling stressed out, you’re not alone. But when you’re able to get a handle on your emotions, you can get a handle on your problems. Then you’ll find the stress relief you’ve been looking for.
The key to reducing stress is to figure out what you’re feeling. This means identifying the specific emotion that’s causing your stress—because unless you know what you’re feeling, you can’t change.
The next step to managing stress effectively is remembering that in stressful situations you have a choice about what to focus on and how to respond.
If you’re tired of being stressed out, Dr. Erin Olivo has curated a selection of blog posts for you with tips and insights on how to relieve your stress once and for all.