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Managing Stress

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Managing Stress

  1. 1. Managing stress Consequences of stress Diseases - stress has been the consequence for 50-80% of diseases. Insomnia - the inability to fall asleep. Hypertension - high blood pressure, which would lead to lethal complications. Aging - people age faster when they experience more stress. Known stress relievers Balanced life: Job stress builds when our minds are constantly focused on work. Strive for balance in your life. Make time for family, friends, hobbies and, most importantly, fun. Luxuriate!: Run a bubble bath and relax to some soft music. Nature: Commune with nature by tending to a garden or walking on the beach. The cycle of life is a nice reminder that stress, too, will pass. Regular stretching: Muscle tightening accelerates when we are stressed. Stretching loosens muscles and encourages deep breathing. Use a mantra: This is a short, clear, positive statement that focuses on your coping ab

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