From minor challenges to major crises, stress is part of life. And while you can't always control your circumstances, you can control how you respond to them.
April is Stress awareness Month & now more than ever, stress has become a part of everyday life. When stress becomes overwhelming, or it's chronic, it can take a toll on your well-being. That's why it's important to have effective stress relievers that can calm your mind and your body. Keep reading for a few tools to keep in your back pocket for when you feel the stress start to creep in.
Work / Life Balance
All work and no play? If you're spending too much time working, intentionally put dates in your calendar to enjoy time for fun -either alone or with others!
Focus On Your Breathing
Just focusing on your breath can make a big difference toy our overall stress level. Breathing techniques can calm your body & brain in just a few minutes.
Take A Walk
Exercise is a fantastic stress reliever that can work in minutes. Taking a walk allows you to enjoy a change of scenery, which can get you into a different frame of mind + bring the benefits of exercise.
Eat A More Balanced Diet
Consuming a healthy diet can help you combat stress over the long haul. Foods like eggs, avocado + walnuts support mode regulation & energy balance.
Gratitude helps you to recognize all the things you have to be thankful for. Whether you're grateful for a sunny day or getting to work safely, think about all the good things you have in life!