Chronic stress affects your immune, digestive, cardiovascular, and reproductive systems and causes headaches and sleeplessness.
Unfortunately there isn’t a way to completely eliminate stressors from our lives, but there are ways to relieve stress and healthy ways to cope with it as well.
Quick-Acting Stress Relief Techniques
- Get some fresh air.
- Hug a loved one.
- Stretch your body.
- Slow, deep breaths.
- Visualise a safe place.
Long-Term Techniques to Cope with Stress
- Eat a healthy, balanced diet.
- Exercise regularly.
- Have a support system.
- Know how to cope.
- See your doctor regularly.
If you’re feeling overwhelmed or unable to cope, talk to someone you can trust.
Our mental health team offers both evaluations and treatment. Whether your challenge is new or ongoing, we are here to help. Talk to us. 702-9310 or click here.