If you are continuously working under huge pressure, with lots of deadlines in a fast-paced environment, then you will recognise some of the symptoms below. Stress symptoms can affect your body, your thoughts, feelings and behaviour.
- Increased forgetfulness
- Brain fog
- Low concentration
- Binge eating
- Shallow breathing
- Fast heartbeat or heart palpitations
- Aggressive, angry behaviour
- Always sick
- Digestive issues
Ultimately, you will feel paralysed if you don’t learn to take a break from work, switch off and prioritise your health and wellbeing. Too much untreated stress can cause potentially serious mental and physical health problems. Stress that is left unchecked can contribute to high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, sexual impotence and diabetes.
“Stress is the sugar of the soul. It wrecks your health from the inside out.” Will Cole, D.C., IFMCP
How can you sustain success in your business if you don’t learn to prioritise some self-care? Try some of these solutions to avoid chronic stress:
- Have a morning routine that sets you up for the day
- Make a to-do list
- Concentrate on one task at a time
- Get enough sleep
- Eat a balanced diet
- Heal a leaky gut
- Give time to hobbies
- Develop a gratitude practice
- Undertake a digital detox
- Practice meditation & deep breathing
- Walk in nature
- Vitamin B12
Integrate these tips into your day and week in order to recharge your battery and operate at your highest level, both in business and life. Become the happier, more relaxed, more enjoyable to be around version of you. Get into the habit of asking yourself, “does this support the life I’m trying to create?”.
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