Functional stress is a means for the body to and mind to prepare and mobilise for action.
However, constant or intense stress is undermining and can lead to fatigue, anxiety and ultimately burnout. Being stressed can affect your outlook, decisions, and relationships as well as your physical wellbeing. It can cause sleep difficulties and appetite changes.
When you find yourself overwhelmed by stress, it is important to arm yourself with effective coping strategies. Stress is a part of life. It cannot be avoided, but it can be managed. There are healthy and beneficial ways of dealing with stress. By understanding it, you can find practical ways to manage stress in your life.
Our psychologists are equipped with effective and comprehensive approaches that can assist you to take a step back, examine the bigger picture, and gain a better understanding of the things causing your stress, as well as the ways to combat these with practical solutions.