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Managing Stress from a Divorce

Divorce is never easy.   Managing stress from it can be a nightmare as well. Stressful situations like legal proceedings, child care, financial issues can take their toll.   Stress can lead to a bad day turning into an even worse one.   Stress management can help.   Managing your stress can turn a heated argument into a productive meeting.   What stress management techniques to use you ask?   Simple!  An excellent article has several stress management tactics you can use to help you get through your divorce.

By Mark Banschick MD
From Huffington Post

Divorce is stressful — there’s no two ways around it. Between financial concerns, finding a new home, legal proceedings, taking care of the kids and their emotions, taking care of your own emotions — even separately all of these are difficult to handle, and tackling them all at once may seem like too much.

It probably does not come as a surprise to you, therefore, that anxiety and stress disorders are common among recent divorcés. Some choose to deal with this stress by taking anti-anxiety medications. Often, this is an appropriate decision: research has shown that medication, especially when combined with treatment from a competent therapist, can give a person what they need to begin the path to recovery. But in the long run, is the best way to manage stress really with a drug that might induce dependence or have other side effects?

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Managing stress could avoid conflict.

Managing stress caused by divorce does not have to be hard as you can see.  Through simple techniques you can manage stress and get through this difficult time.

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