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Eliminating Energy Drains Boone NC

Have you ever noticed how much energy it takes to stew about something? Stress is your body's response to an undesirable situation. When you experience an event you perceive as stressful, the stress hormone adrenaline is released.

Atwell Phyllis Sage MD
(828) 265-4370
152 Southgate Dr
Boone, NC
 
Hood Ron R Phd
(828) 264-4323
805 State Farm Rd
Boone, NC
 
Hawkinson Murry Phd
(828) 265-0190
895 State Farm Rd
Boone, NC
 
Carolyn Holder, MA, LPC
(828) 268-1247
184 Realty Row, Suite 4
Boone, NC
 
Cogdell Group Inc the
(828) 754-8015
401 Mulberry St SW
Lenoir, NC
 
Coward Lynn Phd Lmft
(828) 262-9700
895 State Farm Rd
Boone, NC
 
Brazell Glenda Lcsw
(828) 265-0190
895 State Farm Rd
Boone, NC
 
Martz Denise PhD
(828) 773-4337
161 Howard St
Boone, NC
 
Psychotherapy Associates of Boone Ma Ncc
(828) 265-0190
895 State Farm Rd
Brevard, NC
 
Miller Peter D Md Phd
(828) 754-6696
328 Mulberry St SW
Lenoir, NC
 

Eliminating Energy Drains

Have you ever noticed how much energy it takes to stew about something? Stress is your body's response to an undesirable situation. When you experience an event you perceive as stressful, the stress hormone adrenaline is released. Your heart beats faster, your breath quickens, and your blood pressure rises. Your liver increases its output of blood sugar, and blood flow is diverted to your brain and muscles. You're now ready to "fight or take flight." After the threat passes, your body relaxes again.

You may be able to handle an occasional stressful event, but when it happens repeatedly, the effects compound over time and can have negative effects on your health. Long-term, stress has been shown to cause heart disease, ulcers, high blood pressure and low immunity.

You either reduce stress with energy deposits or increase stress with energy drains. Some people expose themselves to constant energy drains. To reduce stress, you must seek to minimize things that sap your energy:

Time commitments. When I began my speaking business in 1992, I joined seven professional organizations to expand my network of contacts. After a year of attending all those meetings, I dreaded the thought of going. I stepped back and evaluated each one of them in terms of my return on time: "What do I receive from this membership?" "Is my investment of time and money worth the benefits I receive?" "Has this organization directly impacted my bottom line?"

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