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  • Writer's picture Laura Kern Ellis D. A. Hyp

Emotional Stress and Your Environment


Emotional stress is a common experience for many people, which is often a response to the pressures of life, including work, family, relationships and other personal concerns. Emotional stress can negatively impact our physical and mental health, and our environment can significantly affect our stress levels. Do you think otherwise? Let's dive into the details and see how your environment affects your emotional status.


Our environment refers to the physical, social, and cultural conditions surrounding us. These factors can affect our mood, behavior, and emotional well-being. For example, a cluttered and disorganized home can lead to feelings of overwhelm and stress. Similarly, a noisy and chaotic workplace can make concentrating difficult and increase stress levels.


Availability Of Natural Light


One way our environment can affect our emotional stress is through the availability of natural light. Natural light has been shown to affect our mood and emotional well-being positively. Perhaps that is why I live in the sunshine state? It can also help regulate our circadian rhythms, which regulate our sleep and waking cycles. Exposure to natural light can also help reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety.


Availability Of Green Spaces


Another important factor is the availability of green spaces. Studies have shown that spending some time in nature can significantly impact our stress levels. Whether it's a walk in the park or a hike in the mountains, being surrounded by nature can help reduce anxiety and promote relaxation and calm.


Social Environment


Our social environment can also play a role in our emotional stress levels. The populace we surround ourselves with can considerably impact our emotional well-being. Positive social interactions can help reduce stress levels, while negative interactions can increase stress levels. Surrounding yourself with supportive and positive individuals can help promote happiness and reduce emotional stress.


Take a Step Forward


You have read some diy tips above to ease the symptoms of emotional stress, however there often deeply rooted unconscious reasons for emotional discord. If you are tired of the emotional stress that seems unmanageable and keeping you stuck, you probably need help. As a seasoned hypnotherapist who understands emotional upsets and what they mean for your personal health and well-being contact me to arrange a complimentary phone consultation as I have helped many individuals over the last decades tackle the issue efficiently, naturally and swiftly.


Wrapping Up


Our environments play a significant role in our emotional stress levels. The physical, social, and cultural factors surrounding us can all impact our emotional well-being. We can reduce emotional stress and promote emotional well-being by making conscious choices about our environment and lifestyle. Whether it's spending time in nature, surrounding ourselves with positive individuals, and or making healthy lifestyle choices, small changes can significantly impact our emotional stress levels.


One More Thing

Energy is, so proper placement of our home goods is essential as with the ancient practice of Vastu / Feng Shui. It can and will help keep your mind free. Buy a book of proper home goods placement to help you on the journey! Here is one I recommend: Lillian Too's Little Book of Feng Shui.


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