Stress is a mental condition, and as such, can be very debilitating. Stress can lead to deep depression, lethargy and rob its victims of motivation and an ability to enjoy life. You have to make the decision that you are going to move past it. This article can show you ways to deal with the stress in your life and move on with it.

Make an affirmation, or a positive statement to use as a coping mechanism. Repeating your affirmation is a great way to silence the self-critical voice that is in our head and can add to our stress. You might tell yourself you can overcome the current problem, to calm down, or whatever helps you cope in an adaptive manner.

Pay attention to your daily activities for unexpected sources of stress. Things that can distract you for hours upon hours at a time like video games can actually …