Well, let's first consider What is Stress? How would you define it? According to Mental Health Foundation Stress is "the feeling of being overwhelmed or unable to cope with mental or emotional pressure".
But do you know there is good stress as well as bad stress? Well, let's consider good stress. Stress is a natural response which helps you deal with challenging situations. It motivates you to act quickly. A certain amount of stress encourages you to reach your goals like for example, writing an exam or giving an interview.
Well what about bad stress? Chronic stress can harm you. Yes, when you're stressed to an extreme degree, you are down emotionally, mentally and physically. And stress affects every part of our body like our nervous system, respiratory system, reproductive system and cardiovascular system.
So what's the solution? How to Beat Stress? Foremost thing is know what stresses you out. Finding the cause of stress will more likely help you avoid overthinking about it. Next, don't worry about tomorrow. Think about today- Your goals, plans and priorities. Third, Pursue a Balanced Lifestyle. Workload pressure? Exam stress? Relax. Breathe. Take time to relax. Engage in recreational activities. Socialize with people and Interact with them. Well you might think 'How can I interact with people in this pandemic?. I rarely see them". Well you can see them. How? Virtually. One of the most popular these days is the 'Zoom'. You can download the app and have a virtual gathering with your friends.
So what's the final thought? We saw what stress is, the difference between good stress and bad stress and finally how you can overcome stress.