There are various ways in which stress affects our body:
Trigger asthma attacks
Heart ache (literally)
Accelerate skin ageing
Trigger hair loss
HOW DO WE DE-STRESS ?
We can%u2019t completely eliminate stress from our life but we can control how much it affects us.
Learn to relax - Relaxation techniques like Yoga, Meditation, Reiki can reduce everyday stress levels and boost feelings of joy and serenity. They also increase our ability to stay calm under pressure.
Eat a healthy diet %u2013 The food we eat can affect our mood and our ability to cope with stress. Eating a diet rich in fresh fruit and vegetables, high-quality protein and omega-3 fatty acids, can help us better cope with life%u2019s ups and downs.
Get enough rest %u2013 Improve the quality of sleep and maintain regular sleep cycles so that we feel less stressed and more productive and emotionally balanced.
Exercise %u2013 Increasing our activity level helps relieve stress and makes us feel better. Rhythmic exercises such as walking, running, swimming, and dancing are particularly effective, when done mindfully.
Socialize - Talking to someone in person can trigger hormones that relieve stress when we are feeling agitated or insecure. Spending time with people who make us feel good can be rejuvenating.