By, Crystal S. Kauffman
Sometimes, you just need a break from your life, whenever certain things become overwhelming for you. Honestly, you may need to de-stress for a few days on a vacation or rest for several weeks. A vacation from your everyday routine like work and home may actually help bring your anxiety level down. This will also allow you to make better decisions, because you will not be completely overwhelmed by stress or anxiety.
Many times, you can change employers or jobs, if you they find that your work environment has become the main stressor in your life. Nevertheless, sometimes you will need to schedule an appointment with a mental health professional. You may need weekly or monthly therapy sessions with a professional therapist, who can teach you coping skills to use whenever you feel anxious or overwhelmed.
You may also have an underlying mental illness, which can only be prescribed by a psychiatrist who is licensed to manage medications. Don’t be afraid to reach out for help, because you will find that the first step is the hardest and every step from there will get easier. You will learn ways to cope with your personal anxiety or issues, as well as learn ways to combat other emotions you may feel like anger or depression.
Only you can change your life, but it doesn’t hurt to ask for help from a family member or a licensed mental health counselor. Honestly, you may just need to take a break from your life by taking a vacation or just relaxing for a few days. Don’t hesitate to change your job or home life, especially if that is what is causing your anxiety or issues. Remember, taking a short break from life is not giving up, instead you are learning to rest and relax when you need it!
(PS: I am not a licensed therapist. Based on personal experience!)