How to Better Understand Your Stress Levels [Illustrated]

Could you be near your breaking point, unaware that you are dealing with stress overload? As illustrated, cups and glasses have differing storage capacity; similarly, our internal capacity to handle life challenges and demands varies from person to person and is unique to each. Some people may appear tough, yet have a lesser capacity; while others may seem delicate even though equipped with great capacity. Yet our capacity is not set in stone from birth! Tackling difficult life challenges will gradually stretch our internal capacity, increasing our mental and emotional resilience. Understanding your own internal capacity and respecting your limits plays a great role in determining your overall sense of wellbeing. It is essential to identify where is your point of tolerance in your internal cup – passing which becomes too ...

60 Common Warning Signs and Symptoms of Stress [Infographic]

Do you know how to recognise the signs and symptoms of stress? Could you be near your breaking point while looking at your life saying: "What an amazing busy life I've created for myself?!" Our general well-being is a reflection of how sensitive, mindful and responsive we have been to our physical, mental and emotional needs. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, up to 80% of the visits to the doctors are believed to be stress-related. The long-term exposure to stress can lead to serious problems such as nervous breakdown, anxiety, depression, panic attacks, PTSD. It can also increase the risk of heart attack and stroke, speed up the ageing process, even infertility and may disrupt nearly every system in our body. When we ...