Podcast 15: What is stress and how can hypnotherapy help. Looking at how hypnotherapy can help you manage the symptoms of stress effectively. There will also be a free hypnotherapy audio at the end of this podcast that you can enjoy, keep and come back to time and time again.
So what is stress? A good definition of chronic stress is having too many demands and not enough resources. On the other side of the scale having too few demands and too many resources will leave you in a state of boredom or apathy which can be just as damaging. You need to get to a level where your demands match your resources even if this is at a bit of a stretch at times.
Our bodies try to maintain an ideal balance, a constant internal environment, this ideal balance is called homeostasis –Homeostasis in a general sense refers to stability or balance within a system. Maintaining this stable internal environment requires constant monitoring and adjustment as conditions change. A stressor is anything that knocks you out of this balance, a change to the conditions. In animals this is a short term imbalance, a life or death physical crisis the stress response is supposed to restore us to homeostasis.
Todayâs podcast will include techniques you can use to build the resources you will need to manage chronic stress effectively.
There are numerous techniques that can help you manage stress so if you find you need more help visit www.altptherapies.co.uk to have a bespoke recording made for you with your challenges in mind.