"It’s a really stressful time in the world. Go on any news outlet, online or print, and you can see that everywhere in the world, there are political, economic, social, and cultural happenings that can cause stress. The world is stressed, and maybe you are too, either from the news or from something in your personal life.
It’s a fact of life that everyone feels some sort of stress, but we might not all have the same stressors or feel stress the same way. My personal stressors, which are causes of stress, are school (thank you, midterms) and finances. You can find a list of common stressors and identify which ones affect your life the most here. Physically, my stress comes in the forms of sweating, stomach pain, and hives (attractive, I know) and mentally, when I’m stressed I socially withdraw. There are several other physical and mental symptoms of stress, which you can view here.
So yes, everyone feels stress in their lives. But how can we deal with it? Luckily, there are specific coping strategies that can help you keep moving through the path of life." Read the rest at the .