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How To Cope When Your Stress Is Out Of Control

Stress is both necessary and harmful. When you’re stressed in a good way, you stay focused and on track. When you’re stressed in a bad way, negative health consequences can arise. The way you handle your stress will determine how you handle your daily life. This article will provide you with some helpful information and advice to make sure you control your stress without letting your stress control you.

Relax your jaw and stop gritting your teeth. When we are stressed out, the tension will focus somewhere in our bodies; most commonly in the jaw. When you feel the tension in your face muscles, close your eyes and take deep breaths. Touch your jaw with your index finger, breathe in, then slowly breathe out. You should begin to feel some relaxation from this.

Create an affirmation. This is a rote statement you can say to activate your defense mechanisms against …