We all have moments of feeling a bit overwhelmed and frazzled. We all have times when we react to some event. Our body comes along for the ride. Adrenaline spikes, headaches strike, stomachs get upset, palms get sweaty. . . our body goes into Fight/Flight mode. Not a pretty picture, and not very fun.
We all have our coping strategies. Some are helpful and healthy, others — not so much. Some people crawl under the covers and hide from those events. Others rely on a few choice substances to forget those events or at least numb the body.
But some have found other, healthier, ways to face the events, understand their response, and move through the responses. They experience the same event but learn to move through healthily and helpfully.
Let’s talk about the truth of stress — and how to deal with stress effectively , but healthily.