The No BS Guide to Eliminating Stress
These DIY strategies will help you regain your calm
You know the feeling. Your ears grow hot. Your heart beats against your brain. All saliva evaporates from your mouth. You can’t focus. You can’t swallow.
That’s your body on stress.
Big concerns like debt or a family emergency can up the pressure. But so can smaller stuff like a work project snafu, a fender bender, or even a snappy text from your roomie. And sometimes all the things happen at once, making you feel like you’re under attack and sending you into a tizzy.
Unfortunately, we can’t actually stress-proof ourselves.
“Stress is a healthy response,” explains Lauren Rigney, a Manhattan-based mental health counselor and coach. “It alerts us to things we may need to pay more attention to. It can save us during times of danger.”
But with DIY stress hacks, we can learn to control our physical and mental reaction and lessen the impact that strain and worry have on our lives.
Read the article here: https://www.healthline.com/health/mental-health/relieve-stress-fast?utm_source=Sailthru%20Email&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=womenswellness&utm_content=2018-10-04