Everyone experiences stress at some point in their lives. Stress can be a result of many different situations - work, relationships, finances, health and many other things. However when we have too much stress, or it lasts for a long period of time, it can have an effect on our emotional, mental and physical health.
Stress can even lead to breakdowns and burnout. Things that once were exciting and challenging become dull and tiresome.
Stress can cause challenges in relationships as well as being caused by relationships. Stress in other areas of our lives can cause us to be angry or irritable in the relationships with people we care about, which in turn can negatively impact these relationships.
Over time, if not managed, stress can lead to depression and anxiety.
Counselling and psychotherapy can help with stress by talking about the areas that are causing stress and exploring the roots of your experience. You can discover a fresh perspective and also increase your resilience and ability to handle stress in the future.
The best time to take action on stress is as soon as possible.