- disturbed sleep
- feelings of anxiety
- irrational and inappropriate bursts of anger and aggression
- concentration problems
- increased or decreased appetite
In severe situations you could experience overwhelming stress to the point of so-called burn-out with extreme fatigue and loss of interest in normal activities.
Since research has shown that high levels of stress have a negative impact on our immune systems, and hence on our general state of health, it is not unusual for the stressed-out among us to suffer constantly from colds, or other infections or illnesses.
But stress is very much part of the modern lifestyle – traffic, interest rates, school activities and meetings, meetings, meetings. Take some time to learn a few stress management techniques such as: