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When Daily Stress Gets in the Way of Life

What’s the best way to deal with an unexpected challenge? According to Tamar E. Chansky, psychologist and author of Freeing Yourself From Anxiety, we’ll handle unexpected challenges better if we lower our daily stress levels. If we constantly worry, “it takes less to tip the scales to make you feel agitated or plagued by physical symptoms, even in minor situations,” she wrote.  For some people, anxiety is an all-day, every-day situation. Worrying about everything gets in the way of what really needs to be addressed. Practicing calm breathing, walking away from the situation for a few minutes, and getting suggestions from others are some tips to help us cope with an unexpected challenge.

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