The ability to relax is important in effectively managing stress and anxiety. In today’s fast-paced society we are under a constant barrage of stressors. While a short term i.e. acute stress or ‘fight or flight’ response helps us run from danger, current long term chronic stress present an increased risk of various physical and psychological health challenges. This is because stress causes changes in the body’s chemistry, altering the balance of hormones in ways that can impact the entire body. It has been estimated that 75% – 95% of all doctors’ visits nowadays are due to stress- related ailments and disorders.
It is important that we are armed with the very best defence to help support a healthy stress response. How one manages the stress in their lives can determine the impact it will have on them. Wind of Change can help in discovering those methods.