The big causes of stress and anxiety are generally easy to identify, and can be anything from relationship problems, to money issues and poor health.
However, what many of us fail to realise is, there may be several other stressors we encounter on a daily basis that are secretly ramping up our stress levels.
Mild stressors have been shown to pose long-term hindrance to our health, and they can even lower our tolerance for more severe stressors like pain and injury.
So to help you pinpoint the mild stressors in your life, we have outlined the most common ones and how to outsmart them:
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