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When stress accumulates, we may experience some stress symptoms. This is our body's way of telling us that it's time to take action to reduce the amount of stress in our life. Knowing and recognising stress signs and symptoms is very important for managing the stress.

What are stressors? They are the things that create stress. It means that in other words stressors are sources of stress. Sources of stress or stressors can be categorised in six different groups. These groups are as follows:

It is important to keep in mind that not all stress is undesirable or bad. There are two types of stress, positive and negative stress. Led by ideals, curiosity or other personal reasons behind the individual aim and action, they will accept related demand and challenge.

How can stress affect you and what can you do to overcome it? Whilst a high percentage of business owners, managers and executives feel that prompt and positive action to ease and eliminate stress is important, most are unaware of how or where to seek help.

We make decisions every day, and there are many factors that can influence the decision making process. One of them is also stress. In order to limit the influence of stress on decision making it is wise to remember some of the stress facts related to decision making.

Around half of European workers consider stress to be common in their workplace, and it contributes to around half of all lost working days. But stress is not only limited to work situations, the private lives can and often contribute to increased stressed levels. Like many other issues surrounding our health, stress is often misunderstood or stigmatised.

Managing stress means using thoughts and actions to deal with stressful situations, lower our stress levels, and influence conditions and situations to reduce their stress potential. In general, stress management contains three elements:

We are now at the peak of the summer season in the Algarve, and the complaints about noise, dogs barking and "tourists" in the "Alojamento Local" apartments are arriving by us fast and furious. The reality is that dogs bark. Whether you love dogs or can't stand them, we all have to accept that fact. In suburban neighborhoods especially, dog barking can be as inevitable as road noise in homes near a busy road.


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