Manage Stress in Croydon
Stress is the subconscious minds attempt to keep us in a safe and healthy environment. We feel stress because the subconscious mind has detected a situation that it feels is potentially dangerous. In order for us to deal with this imagined danger effectively a range of chemical and hormonal reactions begin, our senses are heightened and our respiratory system is increased slightly. We become more aware of our environment and more attuned to our situation. Many different things can cause stress — Fear for your own or others safety, worry over your family or job. Identifying the cause of your stress is the first step in learning how to deal with it. Some of the most common sources of stress are:
Fight or flight is the common response to danger in all people and animals. When you are afraid that something may physically hurt you, your body naturally responds with a burst of energy so that you will be better able to survive.
Worrying for no reason or about things you have no control over is internal stress and it is one of the most important kinds of stress to understand and manage. Internal stress is when people make themselves stressed. This often happens when we worry about things we can’t control or put ourselves in situations we know will cause us stress. Some people become addicted to the kind of hurried, tense, lifestyle that results from being under stress. They even look for stressful situations and feel stress about things that aren’t stressful.
Is a response to things around you that cause stress such as noise, crowding, and pressure from work or family. Identifying these environmental stresses and learning to avoid them or deal with them will help lower your stress level.
Fatigue and Overwork
Builds up over a long period and can lead to physical problem such as high blood pressure, cardio vascular problem, muscular pain, there is even some evidence that it can lead to fertility problems and diabetes. It can be caused by working too much or too hard, by not managing your work/life balance. People often feel this is out of their control but there are ways that it can be managed.
Symptoms of stress:
- Drinking or smoking more
- Restless nights
- Muscular pain
- Loss of sexual appetite
- Poor appetite or comfort eating
- Comfort spending
- Uncharacteristic Aggression to colleagues, friends or loved ones
- Road rage
- Agitation at small things
- Always being rushed, in a hurry, or late for appointments
- Loss of concentration
At the Croydon Clinic of Hypnotherapy we have learned that hypnotherapy is one of the most effective treatments for anxiety, stress, social anxiety and panic attacks. According to the British Medical Journal Applied Relaxation and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy are the two most effective therapies for anxiety. At the Croydon Clinic of Hypnotherapy we combine these two therapies with hypnosis making a highly effective and tailor made treatment approach. The first thing we will do is work to discover what your motivators and triggers are and teach you some basic coping techniques and tools to help you recognise and alleiviate symptoms. Then we can move on to understanding the underlying causes of your stress and take steps to resolve them.
Our stress treatment in Purley, Croydon and surrounding towns throughout Surrey
If you are looking for hypnotherapy in the Croydon area we offer an effective range of Phobia hypnotherapy treatments from our clinic in Purley, Croydon, Surrey.
We treat people for stress from all around our offices in Purley, Surrey including Sanderstead, Woodmansterne, Coulsdon, Croydon, Kenley and Purley Oaks.