Stress

Being under pressure is considered a normal part of life. It can be used constructively, as you may feel more energized and get things done faster.

What is Stress ?

Being under pressure is considered a normal part of life. It can be used constructively, as you may feel more energized and get things done faster. However, if you often become overwhelmed by stress, these feelings could be a start to a problem for you.

Symptoms of Stress

Our body’s response to stress is automatic. When stressed, hormones flood the body, thereby boosting energy, and helping one cope with the stress. That’s less likely now because people face multiple challenges every day, associated with work and family. Regardless of the source of the stress, the body reacts in the same way every time. Stress can then have an impact by creating minor health issues- like a stomach-ache, or major issues like a sudden breakdown. Sudden emotional distresses, especially anger, can trigger heart attacks, irregular heartbeat and even death in some cases.

Most people do not see signs of the heart weakening, or excessive stress, until it gets worse. When stress interferes with your daily life for an extended period of time, it gradually takes a toll on the body and mind, leading to fatigue, inability to concentrate, and irritable mood. Chronic stress can cause disease, either because of changes in the body or because of the overeating, smoking, and other high-risk behaviors people use to cope with stress.

Excessive stress is associated with increased risk of coronary artery disease. Depression and low levels of social support also increase risk for cardiovascular disease. When these types of illnesses occur, stress can make it harder to recover.

Treatment for Stress

Identifying the cause of stress is the first step in dealing with it. People who fixate on the stressor, instead of taking action, are less likely to actually manage the situation. Avoid habits like procrastination or poor time-management skills, which put people in needlessly stressful situations. Talk to people who can help you get out of such situations.

Pay attention to what makes one get stressed. If you feel stressed on a regular basis, try managing daily tasks rather than bigger challenges. Pose some tough, but realistic, problems to see if you get nervous when trying to find a solution. If so, then you are likely to get stressed when actual problems arise on the job. Most people get stressed by work at some point. People who claim they never get stressed might take problems too lightly.

Counsellors for Stress

Firdosh Qureshi
  • Mumbai
  • I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care.

    Addiction, Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Stress, Anger Issues, Career Counseling, Personal Counseling

Pratibha Nair
  • Mumbai
  • Anxiety, Relationship Issues, Family Issues, Stress, Grief/Loss, General, Organisational, Personal Counseling

Alefiya Hakim
  • Mumbai
  • I am a Counseling Psychologist, Graphologist (Handwriting & Signature analyst).

    Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Family Issues, Stress, Grief/Loss, General, Personal Counseling

Rachana Awatramani
  • Mumbai
  • Dr. Rachana Awatramani has done her PhD in Counseling Psychology. 10+ years of experience in the filed, she is also a certified Happiness Life Coach.

    Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Stress, Anger Issues, Organisational, Personal Counseling

Jumana Rajkotwala
  • Mumbai
  • I have done my MA in Counselling Psychology and am professionally trained in various therapies. I offer assistance to all who wish to address any psychological, emotional or behavioral difficulties

    Anxiety, Depression, Child Psychology, Relationship Issues, Family Issues, Stress, Anger Issues, General

Anupa Mehta
  • Mumbai
  • Anupa Mehta is a Narrative Therapist and an international member of the Australian Counselling Association.

    Anxiety, Depression, Mood Disorder, Stress, Anger Issues, PTSD

Shraboni Bhattacharya DSouza
  • Mumbai
  • 'Helping You Heal Yourself'- I am a Relationship and Personal Counsellor. I hold a Ph.D in Psychotherapy and Counselling and I am a Certified Transactional Analysis Practitioner.

    Relationship Issues, Family Issues, Stress, Anger Issues, General, Personal Counseling

Sukhmeet K Kalsi
  • Mumbai
  • With two plus decades of experience, Dr Sukhmeet has been able to help thousands of individuals with their personal & professional issues. She conducts group workshops in educational &Corporate organisations

    Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Stress, Grief/Loss, Anger Issues, Organisational,Personality Development

Vijayan P M
  • Thrissur
  • Dr. Vijayan PM is having his masters in Psychology, Business Administration and psychological counseling. He hold his doctorate in Management.

    Addiction, Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Stress, Grief/Loss, Anger Issues, Personal Counseling

Priyal Manish Henia
  • Mumbai
  • A clinical psychologist having experience in dealing with anxiety, stress and depression. Personality recognition via analysis of handwriting & drawing.

    Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Anger Issues, Personal Counseling,Personality Development

Nishu Joshi
  • Kolkata
  • Nishu is a Counselling Psychologist. She has completed her Masters in Clinical Psychology and aims to make mental health accessible & inclusive for all.

    Addiction, Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Mood Disorder, Stress, Anger Issues, Personal Counseling

Komal Chelani
  • Gujarat
  • I believe in empowering and supporting people through compassion and empathy & I practice the same in my therapy. I provide a safe and comfortable space to share and to be yourself.

    Anxiety, Depression, Child Psychology, Family Issues, Stress, Grief/Loss, Panic Attacks, PTSD

Rita Khear
  • Mumbai
  • Practicing for more than four decades, Rita Khear has been the HOD of Psychology of Motibai Theckersy Institute of Research in the field of mental retardation for seven years.

    Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Stress, Anger Issues, Panic Attacks, Organisational,Personality Development

Vennila Mary
  • Chennai
  • Vennila Mary has 7 years of experience as a highly motivated, empathetic, dedicated, and solution-oriented Mental Health Professional with expertise in effective counselling skills.

    Anxiety, Depression, Child Psychology, Family Issues, Mood Disorder, Stress, Anger Issues, Personal Counseling

Simran Parekh
  • Kolkata
  • I work with my clients to help them find a calmer and more structured self. My greatest asset as a therapist is that I am good listener. Each client is unique,and I use various therapies to help them gain insight

    Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Mood Disorder, Stress, Anger Issues, Personal Counseling

Minnu Achu George
  • Thiruvalla
  • Post Graduate in psychology. Handled cases ranging from child psychology, teenage counselling, addiction counselling, depression, anxiety issues & phobia.

    Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Stress, Personal Counseling

Archana Krishnan
  • Chennai
  • Everyone has the right to live happily. As a mental health professional, I empower my clients with tools that will help them to change their decisions in life and thus live a happy future

    Anxiety, Depression, Child Psychology, Relationship Issues, Mood Disorder, Stress, Anger Issues, Personal Counseling

Samina Simaab Sen
  • Mumbai
  • With over a decade of experience dealing with parenting, child, teenager, adult, couple and geriatric issues Ms.Samina Sen has reached out and helped many clients across the globe.

    Anxiety, Depression, Child Psychology, Relationship Issues, Family Issues, Stress, General, Personal Counseling

Sanjana Meher Yerroju
  • Hyderabad
  • Here to help you overcome a range of life challenges, by working with thoughts, emotions and behavioral patterns. :)

    Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Mood Disorder, Stress, Anger Issues,Clinical Psychology, Personal Counseling

Trisha Ravishankar Iyer
  • Mumbai
  • I am a behavioral therapist who works mainly with kids and young adults. Helps people navigate through their relationship and personal issues.

    Anxiety, Child Psychology, Relationship Issues, Stress, Anger Issues, Personal Counseling

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Ms. Rita Khear

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Practicing for more than four decades, Rita Khear has been the HOD of Psychology of Motibai Theckersy Institute of Research in the field of mental retardation for seven years.

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