How to Handle Stress That Won't Go Away
By Virginia Laird
Stress can be physically and mentally demanding. Many who report struggling with stress often also report issues with migraines, back pain, and much more. Each year, millions admit to having such terrible stress that it seems to linger endlessly. There is no reason to be a lifelong victim of stress and all that tags along with it. Fortunately, health and wellness experts have put together a list of tips to help you defeat your stress. A few of their tips include:
- Make time to exercise
- Pan a vacation
- Turn off your devices
Make Time to Exercise
One of the many benefits of exercise is its ability to help reduce stress both physically and mentally. Health and wellness experts say that those who need help eliminating anxiety and stress should consider at least 30 minutes of exercise out each day. While this does not have to be time spent in a gym, it can be. No matter what you choose to do to get a workout, burning calories and energy from your body can be helpful in stress relief.
Plan a Vacation
Health and wellness experts encourage those with severe stress that taking time off from work can help, with even the stress that seemingly will not go away. Planning a vacation can keep you focused on something other than what is driving your emotions. While planning a trip away can also be stressful, it doesn't have to be. Before you get started planning your time off, make sure you set a budget to help prevent any financial stress that may otherwise try to strain your plan. When you head into work tomorrow, make sure you check the schedule and ask for your time off to make this vacation happen.
Turn Off Your Devices
Experts say that much of the time stress can be linked to too much time on devices and not enough time without distractions. It is suggested that limiting your time on a device can help manage your stress. Instead of spending time on your phone or other device, get outside and take in the fresh air. Health and wellness experts admit that time outdoors can be healthy and improve your ability to manage your emotions.
Make today the day you are able to get rid of the stress that you never thought would go away.
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