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How To Stress Less: Simple ways to stop worrying and take control of your future by Benjamin Bonetti

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Step SixCreating A Lasting Rhythm

“Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.”

—Thomas Merton

Now is a good time to revisit the physical and emotional effects of stress on your body and to use your understanding to galvanize your determination to stress less and to begin achieving what in the past felt unachievable.

You should be aware of cognitive symptoms of stress, which include memory problems, inability to concentrate, poor judgment, seeing only the negative, anxious or racing thoughts and constant worrying. When you are stressed you may experience emotional symptoms such as moodiness, irritability or short temper, agitation, inability to relax, feeling overwhelmed, feeling a sense of loneliness ...

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