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As kids we have lived our fantasies of having the “best mom” or the “best dad”. While we grew out of it into reality, so will our kids. Its crazy to be standing at the other end, where as parents we now want to be the best of all. One can call it the “supermom syndrome” where one wants to be the do it all mom, who would have an answer to everything. There is no denying that we want what’s best for our kids, but in the process its very easy to get lost in the stresses you get exposed to. At some point, for your own good and for the benefit of your mental peace, its important to realize your limitations and know how good is good for you and your family.

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5. Enjoy the ride

When on the road, everyone is in a hurry. Instead of vexing your way through over fellow riders or the long queue on traffic lights, use this time to relax and refresh yourself. Tune into your favorite morning show on FM or that album you grew old listening. The idea is to spend your time pampering your own self as this might also be your only time alone for some of you.

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How often do we wish that our offices were at a stone’s throw? Often one has wondered what they could do with that extra time we spend commuting to our place of work, not just once but twice in a day. With our growing cities and shrinking distances, we are probably left with having to drive long distances to make it to our respective work place. As if the pressure of waking up every morning and running through all day to meet deadlines was not enough already. By the time one reaches his destination, one can notice signs of anxiety and the blood pressure rising way up. Though it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out the obvious changes and impact of commuting, but studies have shown that people commuting longer distances on a daily basis are much more likely to suffer multiple physiological and biochemical changes in the body, the impact of which could be as severe as a heart attack. It is not just the stress, but environmental air pollutants could also be an added factor.

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Stress is a common daily struggle for millions of people around the world. These stresses stem from many things, including work, finances, taking care of the house, worrying about friends and family and just trying to keep life together as we know it. Many people who suffer from stress strive to find relief, but fall short of trying everything possible.

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There are many factors that can cause stress and stress is something that is inescapable from our lives. It exists regardless of what lifestyle we live or how old we are. If has many adverse effects and generally disrupts us from being just ‘normal’, relaxed and happy.

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People undergo stress in all phase of their lives and the truth is that stress is universal. Stress is principally the outcome of lack of dealing with problems peacefully. People experience stress because of various factors such as family, work, financial troubles, school, college, exams, relationships and what not? This affects not only your mental stability but your physical health as well.

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It should come as no surprise to anyone that it’s a stressful world out there. With family, career, bills and a hundred other daily worries, it’s only natural to get stressed. But stress is bad for your health, which can lead to more expenses and worries for you, in turn creating more stress. You can feel caught in a vicious cycle; but you don’t have to be. There are many things you can do to get lasting stress relief. So as not to stress you out even more than you already are, this article will concentrate on natural stress relief remedies rather than medications that may worry you.

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We all start dating and though we want love to stay in life forever, but it may not always come true. What when things go wrong-its time to move on. But this move on time or break-up as we call it is very stressful and sometimes life threatening too. It is because it results into a physical loss and means physical removal of someone special from your life. With separations, divorces or break ups you are abandoned purposefully. It is like you have been cast aside and rejected. Even though your loved one is alive somewhere but you know that that love was intentionally withdrawn from you and has opted to leave you.

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Since the good old days, we have been associating holidays to a fun filled time with our nearest and dearest.

For some it may be still the same, but for many, holidays don’t come as a stress buster. Instead they contribute towards their already stressful life. But why have the holidays lost the charm and refreshment? Why do we suddenly have to talk about holiday stress? Why do we suddenly want to run way from something that we want very badly-we crave to have a break from our mundane and monotonous routine but when get holidays we feel stressed. But its not an inborn defect that holidays have but the stress is a bi product of our attitude towards the situation we are in. Do we want to be and remain upset or get over it? We need to look and probe at all the possibilities and not the restrictions.

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Stress and depression, have now seem to be fast becoming a cycle of complex behavior and emotions. How it exactly works, no one knows, but the fact still remains that different people follow variety of patterns and its presentation. For some it’s a matter of taking a vacation, while others find themselves knocking at the doors of popular shrinks. It is true that symptoms of clinical depression don’t go unnoticed, and if not dealt in a timely manner, can lead to grave consequences such as behavioral disorders, suicidal tendencies etc. The extent and trauma associated in some cases is sometimes much more than it appears on outside.

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