Manage Your Stress

Stress is a physical or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental unrest & may also aggravate certain diseases. Physical & emotional factors leading to stress include trauma, infections, toxins, illnesses & injuries. The emotional causes of stress & tension are numerous & varied.

Stress could lead to headaches, muscle pain chest pain, fatigue, stomach upset, sleep problems, anxiety, restlessness, lack of motivation or depression, etc… Disease and conditions which may be a condition that may be a cause or symptom of stress are Styes, muscle spasms, headache, high blood pressure, hypothyroidism, anxiety hair loss, and heartburn.

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Healthier ways to manage stress management starts with identifying the sources of stress in your life.  

Once you have done that, here are some tips to reduce stress.

* Drink orange juice vitamin C helps lower the levels of stress hormones.

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* Exercise is a great way to ease stress. It helps the body produce endorphins – the neurotransmitters in the brain that make you feel good.

* Take a deep breath. No matter where you are, taking a deep breath can make you more relaxed.

* Meditate every day, sit up straight with both feet on the floor. Close the eyes & focus on reciting loudly or silently a positive phrase such as ‘I feel at peace” or ‘I love myself.”This will help ease anxiety.

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* Know your limits & stick to them. Whether in personal or professional life, taking on more than you can handle is a recipe for stress.

* Prepare a to-do list – analyze the schedule, responsibilities, & daily tasks. If there is too much work, distinguish between the 'should’ & the ‘must’.

* Manage your time effectively. Poor time management can cause a lot of stress. Try to plan ahead & make sure you don’t overextend yourself.

* Reduce coffee, soft drinks, Chocolate & sweet snacks to feel more relaxed & sleep better.

* Avoid alcohol or drugs; they provide an easy escape from stress but are only for temporary relief.

* Get enough sleep. Adequate sleep fuels your mind, as well as your body. Feeling tired will increase your stress because it may cause you to think & act irrationally.