What is stress?

Stress is described as feelings of constant worry or being overwhelmed. It can be short-term or last a long time. Stress can become dangerous when it begins to interfere with your ability to complete daily activities, which results in mental and physical health deterioration.

Symptoms of stress?

  • Anxiety
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Unable to concentrate
  • Lack of motivation
  • Anger or irritability
  • Headaches
  • Lack of sex drive
  • Fatigue 

What causes stress?

  • Loss of a job
  • Marriage/ Divorce/ Separation
  • Discrimination
  • Change in financial status
  • Birth of a child
  • Beginning or ending school
  • Death or loss of a loved one
  • Illness