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What Is The Difference Between Stress And Anxiety?

Stress is what you do when you find yourself unable to function or feel. Anxiety is a greater version that takes over your body, feelings, and thoughts, making it difficult to function or feel. For some of you though that may only be a milder version, which is okay.

Stress and anxiety are often confused. It may even be hard for some of you to remember that Stress and Anxiety are different.

If stress bothers you then you are probably suffering from some form of stress, anxiety, or both.

For those that experience anxiety, this may not mean you are not in the driver’s seat of your life, because you still have control of the car. The car may take some time to start, there may be some minor breakdowns, and sometimes you have issues with a steering wheel, but overall, you drive.

If, on the other hand, you are experiencing extreme anxiety, then you are probably experiencing extreme, irrational, and unplanned panic reactions. If you are feeling like a panic is coming on and you need someone to stop this, then take a seat. We call that a “medication.”

If you were to walk out into a field and see a forest of cottonwoods, you would have no idea that there was grass below. The grass is called grass because it has the texture of grass. It is actually made up of long, stiff twigs that can withstand the pressure of your foot against it. It is the same with a person’s anxiety and other anxiety-causing thoughts. They are made up of the same stuff called fiber, chemicals, and proteins.

The fact is, you can not change a situation unless it presents itself. If you have feelings of anxiety or stress then it is due to something being out of control and you need to figure out what is going on and stop it before things get too bad. The first step in this, then, is to recognize what it is that is causing you anxiety and stress.

This will help you identify the things that trigger you, what you want to do about it, and what you need from others. It can make things easier, and it isn’t necessarily a bad thing to let others know what you are going through, because they are already in the middle of it. Remember: There is no such thing as stress or anxiety!

The key is to recognize the feelings of anxiety and stress and work towards taking control of them.

Stress can take many different forms. The most common forms are: physical pain and discomfort

psychological stress (I may have been too short-tempered, overly aggressive, overly pessimistic…etc.)

emotional stress (I might have been disappointed or feeling bad about a past relationship, my feelings toward another person , etc.)

emotional pain (I have felt like I should be happier, more joyful, and/or more free)

If you are thinking about these things and it has been going on for a long time (years or decades) then it may have escalated into something more severe. This means you may need professional help.

It is never okay to suffer this kind of pain, or any kind of pain or discomfort. It is up to you to take care of yourself.

For most of us, this type of pain is not always pleasant. Some days it is really difficult to feel anything at all.

If you have felt for years that you are unhappy, depressed, or are hurting, then stop. It is usually a good idea to take a break to rest, or even go on a short vacation. You probably would prefer to take on another person who could do that, however, if you feel like you are alone and want a friend or family member, that isn’t a bad idea. It is possible that you are suffering from a form of depression, and you may benefit from the companionship of another individual.

If this sounds difficult, then you should see a specialist to deal with this. Sometimes it is necessary and sometimes it isn’t. The best thing you can do is be honest with yourself and others, and you should be prepared to move forward on your path and not look back.

There are people in your life. If you are feeling anxious or stressed, then try talking to them. You are not alone, and you are not stupid. In fact, you are probably the smartest human you know. You are able to look things in the face. You are often the one that is thinking and acting on issues that the person you are talking to has trouble seeing, feeling, or knowing about.

If you know someone who has these types problems, or someone to talk to. Ask them how they are feeling, and listen.