Stress Management Counselors Irmo SC
Joseph Watterson, LISW-CP
Licensed in South Carolina
25 Years of Experience
Addictions/Substance, Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Trauma/PTSD, Gender Identity, Life Transitions, Anger Management,
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Step Families
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)
Fabulous De-Stressing Tips
Stress can keep you from living the life you were meant to live because when stress consumes you, it becomes your focus. And, the more you focus on stress, the worse it gets.
Quick Facts About Stress
Two Secrets to Overcoming Stress
The second secret to overcoming stress is that the more your focus on what you can control, the less the things that do bother you actually do bother you. Does that make sense? Here’s an example. I work out on a treadmill and totally zone out so the time goes by faster. Once in a while, I have someone on the treadmill next to me who flips through his or her magazine like a maniac. It drives me nuts and I find it distracting. I make myself focus on something—anything other than my neighbor. This tip on how to control your thoughts can help lower your stress because it is easy to do, it’s immediate, and it can work in so many situations.
Two Control Groups
The second group of people is aware of what they can and cannot control. They experience an event, think about what it is that want to do about it, and do what needs to be done to handle the situation.
Three Key Areas for Stress