This is not a blog post title I ever anticipated writing, but here we are. Stress has a funny way of sneaking up on us. Sometimes we know exactly when we are stressed out, but other times it’s not so obvious.
Maybe you’re noticing that it’s harder to unwind or that your mind is constantly going back to what you last heard on the news? Maybe you’re noticing there’s a new ache in your neck or shoulders? Stress can show up in a bunch of different ways. Given how quickly things have changed in our day-to-day since the pandemic, it’s not uncommon for stress levels to be running high. Here’s a handy graphic illustrating six different ways to help you get your stress closer to baseline.