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Don't Stress about Stress

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Sara Bellum

Everyone has stress in their lives, whether it’s from school, family, friends, or work. Everyone deals with stress differently. Some deal with it in healthy ways, while others turn to drugs, choosing not to confront their issues head on. Drugs lead to stress as your body starts to feel the harmful effects.

So, how can you deal with stress in healthy ways? Here are some suggestions for a more stress-free life:

1. Take the stress out of stressful situations. Stress can pop up anywhere, but you can help make stressful situations more bearable. For example, if you have a test coming up, plan ahead and study for an hour every night of the week leading up to it instead of cramming the night before.

2. Just breathe. If you find yourself in a stressful situation, take a moment, step away, and practice some breathing techniques. Try counting backwards from 10 while breathing slowly in and out.

3. Exercise. Exercise is a great way to take your mind off your stress and reassess the situation. Not only will you refocus, but your body will release endorphins, which create a sense of pleasure throughout the body.

4. Relax. Take some time out of your day and do something that relaxes you. You could read a while, watch your favorite show, listen to music, spend some time outdoors, whatever helps you unwind.

5. Talk to family and friends. Getting advice from the people who care most about you can put stressful situations into perspective. Talk with family members or close friends when you’re feeling stressed out.

Tell us: What are some ways that you de-stress?

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@ardea@obat alami tipus Unfortunately, stressful situations are part of everyone’s life, although someone with a degenerative disease may experience more than their fair share. Talk to your doctor if your health is causing you stress. For normal life events, planning and organization can help you avoid stress. If that doesn’t work, try using some of the tips here to cope.

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Exercise increases your overall health and your sense of well-being, which puts more pep in your step every day. But exercise also has some direct stress-busting benefits.

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Exercise is really very important when it comes to stressful. It helps to active your mind and body physically, mentally and emotionally. Physical activity everyday is a part of being active and physically fit. It is very important to us. It is a big challenge to all employee like me.

As we know long term stress can cause serious medical concerns and a physician should be consulted in these cases. That's why I suggest Sandalwood for stress relief. [commercial link removed, per guidelines]

Exercising is a great way to relieve stress. It clears the mind and you can clear your mind of all the bad things that are happening and just focus on the good things. Also instead of going to get high or drink to clear the stress away you could go to like open gym if your school provides it or just exercise at home or with a friend. Anything is better then using drugs or drinking to relieve stress.

For me, I will handle stress by looking around and see if there really is something you can change or control in the situation. Reduce the number of events going on in your life and you may reduce the circuit overload. [commercial link removed, per guidelines]

exercise is really very important to overcome anything.I allways try to adjust mybody and mind active physically, mentallyand emoyionally.thanks for posting.

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