Gauging stress before the crash

9th June 2018 by Kate Little

Gauging stress before the crash

Ever had that feeling that you have too many things to do, all of them important, that you don’t quite know where to start? Kate Little looks at ways of recognising when your stress levels are getting too high.

That feeling that if someone asks you to do one more thing, you are not sure that you will respond in a “constructive” way. You feel keyed up, your chest tight and heavy.

I felt like this recently one Saturday morning; that sense of approaching Red on the dial of my StressOmeter. I’m in “High Amber Alert.” I need to get myself back to green.

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