Stress is an every day part of modern life. Unfortunately, it can become an overwhelming force in our lives and can lead to adrenal exhaustion, elevated levels of cortisol, anxiety and depression disorders. The first step toward curing it, or at least getting it under control is noticing how it is impacting you physiologically. Notice how often during the day you are clenching your jaw, breathing shallowly and elevating your shoulders. This is part of your fight or flight response that can become hard wired and damaging. Helping people break this cycle is a big part of care in our office, but there is also some tools you can apply through online searches.