To some extent stress is a normal part of life. Most of us can cope well with the pressures of everyday life. In fact some stress might actually be good for us as it motivates us to make changes.
However when stress is chronic or ongoing, it can have an enormous effect on our mental and physical health. Life events such as illness, relationship problems, changes at home or work, parenting challenges, caring for others, or financial or work related pressures can all combine to create
Stress has been linked to many different conditions including heart disease, adrenal fatigue, cancer, autoimmune conditions such as fibromyalgia, IBS, diabetes and chronic fatigue, and even to weight gain.
Therapy for stress management focusses on:
Identifying the underlying causes of stress Exploring personality type and individual responses to stress Identifying ways to change our response to stressors Learning ways to relax and recharge
I find a combination of hypnotherapy and BWRT works most effectively for stress.
If you are experiencing the negative effects of stress and would like to learn new ways to cope, why not get in touch by completing the form below?