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Dealing With Stress

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Dealing With Stress

“I’m so stressed out!”, said the middle-aged man who sat in my office as a new client.  “I’m overwhelmed with work and some days I hate my life”.  I remember him wringing his hands and holding his face, running his hands through his hair, over and over throughout the session.  It was obvious in this man’s race against stress that the stressors were winning.  He reported not sleeping well, not thinking clearly (which added to the work stress), being irritable for no apparent reason, being forgetful, feeling tired most of the time and the one symptom that caused him to...

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Stress- How do you Cope?

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Stress- How do you Cope?

            A week has passed since many people living in Orlando had a reality check. There are more elements in life out of our control then in our control. Scary when you think about it. Thankfully, we can bring the big world into a smaller more manageable “world” for ourselves, such as family, career, friends, spirituality, finances, etc. There are many things, often small we can control, but it seems the most catastrophic and traumatizing are those we can’t. When trauma or stress happens it is a good time to check your coping skills. What...

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