Tip: Mental Stress Relief

Research has shown that being out in nature relieves mental stress and fatigue and creates a positive mood.

Walk in the ParkResearch has shown that being out in nature relieves mental stress and fatigue and creates a positive mood.

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If you are feeling stressed go for a walk in the park instead of grabbing a candy bar.

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Tip: Listening to Soothing Music ~ Stress Reducer

Listening to music can be a great stress reducer.

Listening to music can be a great stress reducer.  One study showed that cardiology patients who listened to classical music for 30 minutes produced calming effects equivalent to a 10-mg dose of Valium.

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If you have about ten minutes and a quiet room, you can take a mental vacation almost anytime.  Consider these two types of relaxation CDs or tapes to help you unwind, rest your mind or take a visual journey to a peaceful place. Continue reading “Tip: Listening to Soothing Music ~ Stress Reducer”

Tip: When to Stretch

Stretching every hour or so throughout the day can help you avoid stiffness and sore muscles, and make you feel better.

When to StretchStretching every hour or so throughout the day can help you avoid stiffness and sore muscles, and make you feel better.  This is especially true if you work at a computer or sit for long periods.

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You can stretch:

Tip: Managing Stress – Meditation

High stress levels constrict circulation and can negatively affect the organs of the body. Meditation is a great tool to promote relaxation and manage stress.

High stress levels constrict circulation and can negatively affect the organs of the body.  Meditation is a great tool to promote relaxation and manage stress.

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1.  Focus and concentrate on only one thing.   Select one thing from this list:

Tip: Ways To Cope With Stress

Many people cope with stress by binging on junk food or other addictive habits. Here are several healthy alternatives to decrease the effects of stress.

Stress has been linked to heart disease, high blood pressure, accelerated aging, and type 2 Diabetes.  Many people cope with stress by binging on junk food or other addictive habits.

Here are several healthy alternatives to decrease the effects of stress: