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Managing Physical and Emotional Stress

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What exactly is stress? 

The Cleveland Clinic defines stress as “a normal reaction the body has when changes occur, resulting in physical, emotional and intellectual responses.” Everyone experiences stress!  

What are the dangers of stress? 

What causes stress

  • Being under pressure 
  • Big life changes (e.g., getting married, having a child, a new job, etc.) 
  • Organizing a big project or event 
  • Being a caregiver/taking care of others 
  • Deadlines 
  • Money  

What are the symptoms? 

What can I do to manage my stress level? 

Visit the Ahead of the Curve Online Senior Directory to find mental health services in your community.  

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