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Stress is often taken for granted by most of us and while there is such a thing as “healthy” stress, that helps us grow and be productive, most of our stress is chronic, damaging and unhealthy. Below are some signs that indicate unhealthy levels of stress.

Mental
Difficulty concentrating
Trouble making decisions
Negative outlook on life
Anxious or racing thoughts
Constant worrying

Emotional Symptoms
General Moodiness
Irritability or short temper
Agitation, anger and the inability to relax
Feeling overwhelmed with life
Feeling lonely and isolated
Depression or general unhappiness

Physical Symptoms
Aches and pains in the body
Diarrhoea or constipation, bowel problems
Nausea, dizziness, vertigo
Chest pain, rapid heartbeat, pounding of the heart
Loss of sex drive
Frequent colds/flu

Behavioural Symptoms
Eating too much or too little
Sleeping more or less
Preferring isolation rather than company
Procrastinating or neglecting responsibilities
Using food, drugs, or alcohol to feel ‘full’ or ‘present’
Habits like nail biting, hair pulling or constantly monitory social media

If you have more than one or two of these symptoms, it may be a sign that you need to get your stress levels in check. Shelley can not only help ease the symptoms of stress, but guide your body to clear old triggers easily and permanently. Plan your 2015 resolutions with your health in mind and contact her now.