KEY SYMPTOMS OF TOO MUCH STRESS

Symptoms

In our current society, stress is a part of our daily lives. Key symptoms that indicate you may have high levels include:

Sleep

 

  • Trouble falling asleep

  • Pinging awake at the dreaded 3am

  • Waking up after a good nights sleep still feeling tired

 

 

Anxiety

  • Panic attacks

  • Worried about everything - work, kids, parents, partners, money or even world events

Focus

 

  • Difficulty keeping your attention on a task

  • Trouble remembering what you need to do

  • Hard to think creatively

  • Feeling overwhelmed by tasks

  • Hard to articulate what you feel, want, need

 

Health

 

  • Repeatedly getting sick

  • Unable to shift an illness

 

Emotions

 

  • Mood swings - happy one minute, crying/angry the next

  • Over-reacting to situations

  • Irritated at everything

  • Getting angry easily