What are the main causes of stress? What things are key stressors in the modern day world?
A list of stress causes could in truth be practically infinite.
There seem to be so many ‘things’ which stress us out in this busy, hectic paced world.
But the truth is that there are many of us who don’t realize that what we're doing is stressing us out.
So this list is a wake up call, a realization that you are not the only person to get stressed, not the only person to find things stressful in this world.
Once you see what causes you stress you can then do something about it. You can avoid the stressful situations or you can learn
stress relief techniques
so you can deal with them.
Common things which cause stress are:
• Doing a boring or repetitive job
• Doing a job which doesn’t interest you
• Having deadlines to beat
• Family gatherings
• Being made redundant
• Losing your job
• Noisy neighbours
• Snoring partners
• Health problems
• Not getting your own way
• Not being able to sleep or insomnia
• Being criticized by other people
• Financial worries
• Being in a recession
• Traffic jams
• Politics and politicians
• Intrusive advertising
• Aggressive and rude people
• Going on holiday
• Getting married
• Having kids
The biggest causes of stress are:
• Being attacked or being the victim of a crime
• The death of a family member, partner or close friend
• Having a long term illness
• Being bullied or picked at work or school
• Moving house
Doing something about stress
It’s not very happy reading but the truth is that these things do happen.
Sure they’re not pleasant, but they still exist.
Basically, anything can get us stressed. The list above could go on and on and on.
What makes it all the more difficult nowadays, is that these stressful situations seem to roll one in the other.
But and this is the all important but, there is so much we can do about these 'stress causes'. There are so many stress relief techniques we can use to deal with this stress.
What I am trying to point out is that you are not alone. Many people have gone through similar things.
This website is about doing something about stress, about looking at what causes stress in your life and doing something!
So congratulations, you are just starting and you are doing wonderfully well. Thank you for visiting.
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