Stress Management Techniques

Stress is a natural physical and mental reaction to everyday life experiences. Everyone encounters stress from time to time. Long-term stress can have negative effects on your body if left unchecked. According to The Mayo Clinic, long-term or chronic stress can contribute to many health problems like high blood, pressure, heart disease, obesity, and diabetes. Check out effective strategies for providing long-term and short-term stress relief.

Long Term Stress Relief

 

 

 

Short Term Stress Relief

Sometimes we deal with situations that cause stress in the present moment and can cause us to be overwhelmed. Whether it’s a stress from work, family, or unpredictable world events like a pandemic, it’s important to have tools that are immediate and accessible to help you cope. Incorporating short-term strategies can even give long-term benefits as you learn to replace unhealthier practices with positive, healthier ones.

 

 

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