It’s no secret that men find it more difficult than women to talk about how they are feeling. This means that it can take them longer to admit that they’re stressed, and of course, this can lead to some serious issues later on down the line. Below, you’ll find a few ways you can tell somebody you trust that you’re suffering from stress.
Know What Signs To Look For
First of all, you should know the signs to look for stress. You can only kid yourself for so long before the symptoms become more severe. Stress can easily turn into depression if nothing is done about it. Signs of stress include:
Inability to sleep
Lack of motivation
Elevated heart rate
Choose The Right Time To Tell Somebody You Trust
Make sure you choose the right time to tell somebody you trust, and don’t make a joke out of it. You want them to take you seriously. The best person to tell may be your partner, best friend, or parent. They could potentially help you to get help. Whoever you choose to tell, know that sharing it with somebody you trust can help.
Figure Out If There’s Anything You Can Do About It
Is there anything you can do about stress? Perhaps you can take less work on, or practice stress management techniques. The infographic below can help you further.
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