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Dealing With Financial Stress
When you're unable to pay all of your bills and you're feeling the pressure from utility companies and other agencies, you should consider finding ways to lower your expenses, and find ways to make extra income. I wouldn't recommend taking on an high pressure job because that could cause more stress for you. There's other ways to make extra income so that you won't continue to suffer from stress related ailments. Financial stress is difficult to manage when there's little income coming in. I've suffered from financial stress and it occurs from time to time.
Sometimes you'll have to do what's necessary. If you need to cut some of your bills than do so. You can do without cable, if you want to enjoy movies than you can view them from your technology devices, cable is a luxury. In order to lower your light bill, you may need to unplug appliances that aren't in use, don't excessively use your washer and dryer, and allow natural lighting in your home.
Financial Stress Continued
It's not easy when you're consumed with bills and you're not making enough to cover them all. Taking on extra tasks may be necessary but you should avoid taking on strenuous jobs, you're already going through trials and you don't need any added pressure. You don't need to take on a full-time job, you just need some extra money coming in so that you'll stay afloat, at least enough that will allow you to save.
If you find yourself suffering from headaches because you're so consumed with money issues than try to find a place where you can relax, take a load off, and think about positive things. It's difficult when you're always concerned about making ends meet but there's solutions that will help lower or alleviate your less level. Continue to search for ways to help increase your income and lower your financial stress.