But some external forces are unavoidable, and sometimes our chronic stress is self-induced — if you’re constantly angry at someone or something, worry about everything, are overly confrontational, can’t get behind the wheel without cursing out other drivers, etc., you are the source of your own chronic stress.
Sounds pretty scary — it’s supposed to. Fear can be a great motivator. But there are things you can do to help reduce your stress levels and avoid its damaging consequences. That’s the subject of our next article.
“That the birds of worry and care fly above your head, this you cannot change. But that they build nests in your hair, this you can prevent.”
– Chinese Proverb