JOWELL Y. REYES
Stress is defined as a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances, as defined by Oxford dictionary, it means that there are things in life that cannot be controlled and emotions are breaking down through difficult circumstances.
Medical term as www.medicinenet,om explains stress is a physical, mental, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension. This can be caused by two factors external or internal; too much stress can lead to palpitation, slows down digestions, loss of hearing etc., or it can even lead to anxiety and depr essi on.
The following tips could help you to manage and reduce your stress levels 1. Keep a positive outlook in life – having a good attitude that even in the worst situation you can handle it in a positive way – look at the other angle and see the good side of it.
2. Take a vacation – take time to distress by going to a place where you can relax and leave your work for a while and enjoy life to the fullest.
3. Have a healthy and balance diet – avoid too much caffeine and too much sugar.
Take everything in the most positive way to overcome stress, learn to pause and breathe and be healed for happiness is a choice. Always choose to be happy!
The author is Teacher III at Pampanga High School