What is ‘stressed’ and how to manage it?

The phrase ‘stress’ has become synonymous with anxiety and depression, and while this article aims to help readers better understand how to deal with stress and depression in their lives, it should be remembered that stress is not always a negative experience, and can be a positive one.

What is stress?

Stress is a physical, mental, emotional, social or spiritual state that is often accompanied by physical and/or emotional discomfort, stress reaction, irritability, or fear.

Stress can cause you to feel guilty, worried, anxious, or depressed.

Stress causes us to feel angry, depressed, anxious or angry.

It can also cause you pain, stress, anxiety, or stress-related illness.

What are the symptoms of stress?

It is common for people with a chronic illness to experience: chronic fatigue, fatigue, sleep disorders, anxiety and panic attacks