Like pain, stress should also be viewed as a warning. So if you are extremely tense and anxious, you should try to establish what is causing these horrible sensations. It might be your job, or your parents, or your marriage, or the unhappy clients you are having. Whatever it is, the chances are that your stressful feelings are telling you to make changes. If you don’t try to sort out the source of your stress, then learning how to manage it will only do half of the job.
Sanober Khan is a Mumbai-based poet and freelance writer. Her work has been published in various journals, including the Taj Mahal Review and the First Literary Review-East. In 2012, her first book “A touch, a tear, a tempest’ was shortlisted for the Muse India National Literary Awards. She enjoys reading poetry from around the globe as much as she enjoys writing them.
“Low self-confidence isn’t a life sentence. Self-confidence can be learned, practiced, and mastered–just like any other skill. Once you master it, everything in your life will change for the better.” – Bruce Lee