3) How does stress affect the mind?

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  1. “I feel overwhelmed and I find it difficult to make decisions.”
  2. “I feel tense and anxious.”
  3. “I’m moody.”
  4. “I can’t concentrate and I forget things.”
  5. “I feel lonely and it’s affecting my confidence.”

Everyone reacts to stress in different ways, although there are some common signs and symptoms to look for. Your symptoms can be related to how you think, feel and behave.

We have had a look at how stress affects the mind and body. Lets have a look at how stress can affect your behaviour.

Something to think about

Are you affected in any of these ways? It could be that you are feeling stressed.