In light of the pandemic and the potential for further stay at home orders - this is affecting us in many different ways especially creating STRESS! We may think we are not experiencing it but WE ARE!!
What is Stress?
Stress is a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. Stress can either be a positive or negative experience; however, most people are negatively-affected.
If stress goes untreated or is not released, the toxins built up in the body will create sickness and disease. In a severe case, stress can lead to a complete breakdown requiring in-hospital treatment.
Here are 10 ways to manage stress.
Avoid Caffeine, Alcohol, and Nicotine.
Indulge in Physical Activity.
Get More Sleep.
Try Relaxation Techniques.
Talk to Someone.
Keep a Stress Diary.
8. Manage Your Time.
Learn to say No!
Rest if you are ill.
It is important to incorporate more than one of these techniques at this time. For me the first and most important is to BREATHE- Take 3 deep breaths every hour!
How are you managing the stress?
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