Stress Awareness Month reminds us to be mindful of our health. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, "stress can motivate people to prepare or perform and might even be life-saving in some situations." But stress can also be debilitating and cause health problems. Try these simple strategies for coping with stress.
Practice deep breathing
Deep breathing is a powerful tool to ease stress. Click here for a simple breathing technique!
Another way to battle the debilitating effects of stress is to exercise. Whether you're a jogger, bicyclist or just like to take long walks, be sure to get some fresh air and add exercise to your daily routine.
Visit your doctor
Your doctor can help get you started on the path to a stress-free lifestyle. Make an appointment today to discuss your options.