Stress is a natural reaction to what could be challenges or threats. When this happens, your adrenal glands respond to stress by releasing hormones like cortisol and adrenaline. But feeling stress for a prolonged period of time can lead to burnout and exhaustion, which can be bad for your mental health. Are you feeling stressed out in life right now? Are you looking for tips on stress management? When it comes to dealing with stress successfully, we need to recognize the signs of stress as well as the causes of stress first. So, here are 8 things that may be triggering your stress.
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