Stress overtime can have long lasting effects to your health. Everyone encounters stress but there are ways to naturally reduce it. An elevated cortisol level has been proven to interfere with the bodies normal functioning, such as lowering your immune function and weight gain. You can change your point of view in regards to your life, eat better foods, relax with breathing exercises, yoga or meditation. Make sure you are getting physical exercise, plenty of sleep and surround yourself with health relationships.
- Our bodies respond to perceived threats the same way they respond to real threats.
- Eustress is stress that prods us to be productive rather than causing a flight or fight response.
- Taking care of your emotional and physical health will cultivate eustress, not distress.
“Learning to slow down, taking time to breathe, and cultivating a more detached awareness of our lives and the various stressors in them is key to managing and eliminating unhealthy stress.”
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