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  • Stress Counselling

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    The world is an ever evolving place. With that comes added stress. There are a variety of situations that trigger stress for us. Maybe your stress is financial, family, health, or job related. Whatever the source may be, stress can profoundly impact us. There are a variety of ways that stress impacts us. Some people may experience stress with:

    • Poor appetite
    • Disrupted sleep
    • Worry
    • Fatigue
    • Sadness
    • Hopelessness
    • Lower immune system
    • Body tension
    • Busy mind
    • Inability to focus

    The longer we let stress go untreated the more painful the symptoms become. Sadly it begins to impact all areas of our lives. Each person has different coping strategies. However, it is important that these coping strategies are productive in nature. We need to insure that our stress is not causing us to withdraw. This can easily occur if we leave our stress untreated. Our team of Calgary Psychologists have a variety of tools and strategies to help individuals and families deal with stress.

    Some starting points include:

    • Eating healthy
    • Exercising
    • Purposeful time with friends
    • Being outdoors
    • Find time to laugh
    • Reduce caffeine and sugar

    These suggestions only treat some of the symptoms of stress. Even in difficult times we can learn to have stress not impact us as it does the rest of the world. We can get to a place where we can control our stress levels and not have it dictated by the world. Even if the world is in crisis. It is a journey to get to this place but entirely possible. This is why when stress hits it is important to call a Calgary Psychologist to journey with you during this time of stress.