Why do I feel this way?
Physical symptoms such as nausea, "butterflies" in the stomach, muscle tension (especially in the shoulders and neck,) and rapid heartbeat are often the first things people notice that makes them wonder if they might be stressed or anxious.
It's important to remember that as awful as you may feel right now, help is available and there are many ways you can manage and significantly reduce these feelings. Coming to the Stress Recess web site is a great first step.
Try our guided program above, or explore on your own, and experiment with some of the suggestions. If you need to talk to someone right now, you can call Telephone Counseling at 512 471-2255 twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year.
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