If you’re stressed, chances are it’s one of these 5 things causing your anxiety. Learn more about these challenges and get some helpful solutions and resources.
Dealing with stress is difficult. It’s not pleasant for anyone. But unfortunately, it’s part of the human experience – a great equalizer. We all need to deal with anxiety at one time or another.
However, if you’re chronically stressed, it’s worth taking a look at different areas of your life and trying to find the cause (and solution!)
If you’re familiar with my work, then you know I’m a recovered anxiety sufferer. I’ve written a bestselling relaxation guide book called Instant Calm. Plus I’m the founder of a groundbreaking video course, The Anxiety Cure, which has helped many thousands of people around the world.
Below are five things research repeatedly shows cause many of us stress in our lives. Plus I also share what you can do if you’re currently struggling with any of these challenges..
Money tends to be one of the top things that people worry about. We all need money to survive, to keep a roof over our head and to be able to eat.
At the same time, money can also give us a more satisfying life. It can enable us buy the things that we enjoy, to do activities that we find fun and rewarding.
Even if you have enough money to survive on, it can sometimes feel like you never have enough because there’s always something more that you want to do.
If you have any extra money, work out where your priorities lie. Save some so you give yourself a ‘buffer’ against emergencies but you also get to enjoy your hard earned money.
Yes “your job” is linked with “your money.” But they are also different. After all, you could find a job that pays very well (or enough), but it could still cause you significant stress if …
Think carefully about your next move. It can take bravery to change your job. But if you’re unhappy in your work it could be one of the best decisions you ever make.
If all else fails and you just don’t like the field of work you’re in, you could go with a total change of career.
But with patience, this change in career can prove to be very worth it, if you’re simply incredibly unhappy right now.
Health is one of those things that you don’t tend to think too much about… until it goes wrong.
But if you’ve had a recent health scare or disappointing diagnosis, then your health will be forefront in your mind.
Maybe you’ve experienced a serious illness or you’re enduring diabetes, a digestive disorder, a loss in sight or hearing.
Unfortunately, there are plenty of things that can go wrong with the human body, which will require you to change your lifestyle significantly after a diagnosis.
The person you’re in a romantic relationship with affects your life in big ways. After all, you spend a lot of your time with this person. So if things are bad in your romantic relationship, then that unhappiness will spill over to other areas of your life.
The thought of divorce or separation can be really scary. But if you’ve tried hard to make things work and aren’t finding a resolution, then it could be the best option.
Or, you could try couples counseling to try and work through things.
Sometimes relationships naturally have their ups and downs. So you may simply need to keep on communicating to sort things out.
If you feel you’re in a relationship with a toxic partner, you will benefit from my video course about managing and disarming narcissists and other toxic people.
Home is where the heart is. You need a home that feel comfortable, safe and personal to you.
Sometimes decluttering can help you to feel more at home!
If you’re able to get hold of any painting and decorating supplies, then you could also do what you can to improve the overall appearance of your home.
Your mission: Make your home feel inviting – like it’s your special sanctuary to relax.