Are you stretched? Financially, emotionally, physically, professionally? Some simple choices in your lifestyle can be all the difference in whether you keep it all together or have a meltdown. You can discover peace in just a few minutes with some simple exercises.
Women wear a lot of hats: Mother, sister, daughter, wife, home financial advisor, events coordinator, chef, nutritionist, home nurse, to name a few. Add on the demands of being an entrepreneur and all those responsibilities and you have the potential for a crisis if any of the working pieces malfunctions. Stress symptoms, Panic Attacks and Anxiety are a few of the signs of a maxed out schedule. For many, anxiety is a short term consequence of making lifestyle choices that don’t support healthy stress management and committing to doing more than you can accomplish at home and work. For others, these are real disorders and can be debilitating when symptoms continue for 6 months or more without relief after modifying your lifestyle. Regardless of what the root of your anxious problems are: chronic illness, remembering the death of a loved one, or just getting caught up in the hype of marketing and overscheduling, there are many things you can do to promote some peace and calm in your life in any season.
The symptoms of anxiety and panic attacks are a little different,
- Panic attacks may include: sudden overwhelming fear, sweating, shortness of breath, chest pain, dizziness, fear of dying, trembling, heart palpitations.
- Anxiety symptoms: restlessness, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, irritability, sleep disturbances, muscle tension.
- Depression symptoms vary, but often include: fatigue every day, feelings of worthlessness, thoughts of death or suicide, difficulty concentration, loss of enjoyment in every day life, especially interests that were pleasurable in the past, insomnia and restlessness.