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What Stress Really Does To Your Health

We wear stress like a badge of honor in modern-day society. It seems like we’re

stressed about everything!


…our relationships…finances…politics- what happened on the last episode of

The Bachelor…


Stress is an unavoidable part of life and not all stress is bad stress. For example,

situational stress can actually work as a healthy motivator to meet a deadline. But what

do you do if the stress from work continues even after the deadline passes?


Chronic Stress

We know a little stress is OK but how much stress is too much? Problems arise

when you get stressed and stay stressed. Chronic stress can affect all areas of your life

and health. This is because stress releases cortisol which, in elevated levels, can put

you on the path to things like high blood pressure, diabetes, depression and more.


Mindfulness is the solution

Stress affects your mindset. It controls the way you think and live. The good

news is you can change your mindset and change your life. When you are present and

living in the moment, you aren’t worried about all of the what ifs.


You can learn to identify and process your feelings to live a healthier life! At Inner

Peace Counseling, we understand how stressful life can be. Our team can help you

break the stress cycle and move forward in prosperity and peace.

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