When Things Are Just Too Much
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Overwhelm. Stress. Anxiety. How to cope when things are just too much.
When we are under a lot of different pressures our bodies are hard-wired to go into ‘fight or flight’ mode. As stress hormones like adrenaline run rampant, our pupils dilate, our breathing quickens and we reach a heightened alertness. On the one hand, this can help us achieve tasks under pressure. On the other hand, if exposed to high levels of stress for long periods of time this can start to wear us down, sometimes causing mental blocks, breathing difficulties or