Stress has always been such a difficult, reoccurring condition through out the course of people’s lives, that it so very important that we are able to distinguish between those problems with solutions, and those that are completely out of our control.
Many sources of stress, such as financial problems arising from an economic crisis or a serious illness and the passing of a relative, are stressors that you cannot change.
Decision making is impaired
During times of stress, our minds are confused and our decision-making abilities are impaired. This can make it hard to evaluate the components of our stress and to ultimately deal with and accept any given situation as it is. Having said that, despite the obstacles that anxiety and stress can put in our way, it may be possible to find peace in acceptance. Over time, this is a much better option than fighting against an inevitable conclusion.
Every time you think you have things in figured out something happens, and in a moment clarity is lost. If you are coping with things don’t go your way, it’s perfectly normal to be upset. Dwelling on the issue, however, is not healthy. When being upset is inevitable, try to identify any positive aspects of the situation that may have gone awry.
Personal disappointment can cause unhealthy levels of stress
Very often people find themselves in a state of anxiety following a major personal disappointment. Whether it’s due to difficult issues with loved ones, experiencing infidelity, or losing an important friendship, these are situations that put people under a high level of stress. To minimize the occurrence and effects of stress and anxiety, try to find peace by forgiving the offending wrongdoer.
Living in an imperfect world
While forgiveness can be hard to find within us when we are sad or angry, but it’s the best way to find closure and move on. We live in a less than perfect world where people can be expected to make mistakes all the time in . Accept this fact and offer your forgiveness. It’s a purifying act of love that is more than worth the emotional effort.
If there’s one thing I’ve learned, it is that the ‘everything happens for a reason’ perspective is very helpful in managing anxiety, stress, and irritability. If you can find the positive side of any situation, whenever you don’t succeed it will be easier for you to handle the letdown.