Stress is often cited as one of the main reasons people pick up unhealthy habits. Every single thought that we have in our minds manifests itself somewhere in the body as well, so it’s easy to understand why stress hormones have such a negative impact on our health.
There are both good and bad types of stress. Good stress is what we feel when we’re excited. Like when we’re on a giant roller coaster about to careen toward the ground at 100 miles per hour, or when we find ourselves falling in love on a first date.
Bad stress happens when a person is consistently presented with obstacles or challenges with little or no relief from one challenge to the next. It leaves us feeling overworked and weighted down by the tension that builds.
You could be over-stressed and not even know it. When we operate in this state of cognition, many symptoms of stress will hide from us.
So, here are five ways to tell if you’re stressed out more than you should be: