7 Ways to Manage Emotional Stress

“Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.”

-Aristotle


Emotional stress is a condition when your emotions are under abnormal pressure. You may feel uncomfortable, anxious, fatigue, burnout, restlessness, unable to think clearly and easy to get angry. Study by Daniel Gilbert show a hungry shopper tends to buy more because they are indecisive due to stress. Therefore, never shopping when you are under stress. Student also cannot think clearly when they are under stress. There are many bad effects due to stress. Here are few solutions to manage emotional stress.


Source: Choose the Life You Want: The Mindful Way to Happiness


1. GO EASY ON YOURSELF

Do not push yourself too hard. It is fine to make mistakes and you should not set an extremely high standard. Life is not like a movie or novel which everything looks perfect. Nothing and nobody are perfect. Learn to accept things the way they are and learn to let go unimportant thing. Enjoy everything you are doing and do not worry so much about what other thinks of you. Relax, go easy on yourself and enjoy. You only live once.


Source:

https://www.livingwellspendingless.com/20-signs-youre-pushing-hard/

https://www.mountelizabeth.com.sg/healthplus/article/heart-truth-6-go-easy-on-yourself#content


2. EXERCISE

The least you can do is go for a walk. During exercise, you mainly concentrate on body rather than concentrate on mind. Focussing on specific matter such as physical exercise help to promote optimism, tranquillity and clarity of mind. During physical exercise, endorphins was released and make you feel good. Beside relieving stress, endorphins also help to improve sleep, prevent depression and anxiety.


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