Stress and anxiety are common experiences for most people. We all know stress has a knock on effect and left untreated will often cause more severe health issues. In many cases it is about aknowleging the onset of stress and dealing with it. There are many things we can do to help deal with stress and even prevent it. Let’s have a look at a popular few.
Exercise: Exercise is one of the most important things you can do to combat stress. It might seem contradictory, but putting physical stress on your body through exercise can relieve mental stress. The benefits are strongest when you exercise regularly. It is a medical fact that people who exercise regularly are less likely to experience anxiety than those who don’t exercise at all. Try to find an exercise routine or activity you enjoy, such as walking, running, golf, dancing or yoga.
Write it down: One way to handle stress is to write things down.While recording what you’re stressed about is one approach, another is jotting down what you’re grateful for.Gratitude may help relieve stress and anxiety by focusing your thoughts on what’s positive in your life.
Spend time with friends and family