Easy Tips To Help You De-Stress
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• Take Care of Yourself
It's easy to forget to take care of yourself when balancing work and family obligations.
Make sure to eat healthfully, instead of grabbing fast food or snacks on the run. Get proper nutrients from vegetables, fruits, protein and grains. When tension spikes, a balanced diet will help you stay calm.
Walk, run, dance or participate in a favorite sport to work out tension. Physical activity can clear your mind and release endorphins that make you feel better.
Get proper sleep. Too little sleep can make you more stressed and too much can make you sluggish. It's a balancing act.
• Engage With The World
Don't spend all your time alone, indoors, stressing about life. Enjoy natural sunlight and the great outdoors. Or spend more time with people who love you for yourself and who have upbeat outlooks about life. These people lift your spirits, help you have fun and even may help solve problems in your life.
"De-stressing is about more than just calming down our hectic lives," emphasizes Okawa. "It's about self-acceptance as well as unconditional love for others, because we are all struggling to better our lives."
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