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Dr. Sonia Lupien: How to Manage Stress

How to Manage Stress Tips:  In this video, Dr. Sonia Lupien  about stress – what causes it, which stress is good and which is bad, and how to manage the stress we cannot avoid. She is Director of The Centre for Studies on Human Stress (CSHS).  They are dedicated to improving the physical and mental health of Canadians by empowering individuals with scientifically grounded information on the effects of stress on the brain and body.  Visit website:  http://www.humanstress.ca

 

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Great Ways To Learn To Cope With Stress

Do you feel like you are being drowned by stress? Does it seem as if you are unable to extract yourself from it? It is possible to live a life that isn’t consumed by stress. Heed the advice in the following article, and stress will no longer be a controlling factor in your life.

Calm Scene

When you are feeling stressed and overwhelmed, visualize being calm. Take a hot bath or shower and notice how relaxed you have become. Another trick is to close your eyes, breathe deeply and think of a calm scene. A calm scene might involve sitting on the beach or walking in a flowery meadow.

Number your stress level from 1-10. Make one a simple problem and a ten the worst problem possible. This lets you focus on the major things and not stress about the small things.

Relax your jaw and stop gritting your teeth. There are different parts of the body that may begin to harbor tension when a person is stressed out, and the jaw is one of the most common. At stressful times, put your index finger on your jaw, breathe in as you clench, then release your breath and jaw at the same time. This exercise will help you to relieve tension and stop clenching your jaw.

TIP! One effective but often overlooked stress reliever is the company of animals. Spending time with your animal can help with your stress.

Writing when stressed can provide a positive outlet for the negative energy. In life there are often situations which cause a lot of stress, but which are not easier to talk about with others. In these situations, writing can provide a confidential outlet for your worries. If you keep your stress journal, you can look at the entries later and see how you solved stressful situations in the past.

Getting some mud on your shoes and green on your thumb is part of what makes gardening a great hobby for dealing with stress. The advantage of being a home owner is your backyard or front yard may be turned into a garden at will.

Let those around you know to not take your stress personally; that it is not them that caused it. Many times, your significant other, and even your children, think your stress is directly related to them. Your stress is your issue, and it shouldn’t be placed on the shoulders of your loved ones.

TIP! Write down your feelings when you feel stressed. Often times we have difficulty discussing the matters which stress us most, but when it’s just between you and your writing, things have a way of working themselves to the surface and clearing up a great deal of stress.

Spearmint oil is a good stress reliever. Dab a bit on your neck and temples when you feel stressed. Doing small things such as this can provide a great deal of improvement in your overall mood, so give it a chance!

Everything funny, whether it’s a joke you hear or something that happened to you, goes in this book. Reading this type of log will be extremely enjoyable, but keeping records of this type serves to remind you of all of the entertaining and funny things that regularly happen in your everyday life.

Music is a great stress reliever. Anytime you feel stressed, put your favorite music on, and pay attention to it. Focusing on the music instead of your problems, can really help give your brain a breather, allowing you to channel your stress in a much healthier way.

As has been pointed out, occurrences of stress can be fully banished from your existence. Stress should never be allowed to take control of your life. Attaining a more peaceful mindset and relaxed lifestyle can be accomplished through a number of ways.

 

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