Everyone has stress from time to time, some more
than others. While stress seems in my own life to
show up in clusters, for any of us it can be a chronic
lingering drag on the system. While in the following
articles in this newsletter graphically elucidate all of
the bad things that stress can do for you, I'd like to
include some helpful stress relieving tips here.
Get enough exercise. A lot of scientific research has
proven that getting enough exercise can increase
your endorphin levels, thus relieving stress and
helping to combat depression and anxiety.
Practice yoga and meditation. Unlike ordinary
exercise, yoga and meditation can increase the
activity of the parasympathetic glands and remove
obstacles to relaxation and a feeling of well-being.
Not to mention helping one get to a place of higher
consciousness which sometimes can help put a good
perspective on things.
3. Eat a healthy nutritious
diet. Stress uses up good nutrients faster so it is
important to supplement especially when under
periods of extra stress. A good multivitamin, Calcium
and even an adrenal support formula are the basics.
4. Learn to say "no". Setting boundaries for
yourself can help to prevent you from overcommitting.
This can be immeasurable in containing your stress
5. Get adequate sleep and drink plenty of
water. Impaired sleep can further stress the adrenal
glands causing one to downward spiral.
Stay organized. Lack of organization in one's life can
contribute to the feeling of chaos and being out of
control. Learning time management skills and even
in some cases employing a professional organizer
can help prevent a lot of unnecessary stress.
Lastly but not least, get a massage when needed.
This can also help to stimulate the parasympathetic
nervous system which slows down the breath and the
heart rate and can also contribute to a feeling of
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