Today’s podcast provides six ways to shatter stress. Let’s face it… stress takes a big toll on your body and overall well-being. It can affect your sleep, lead to emotional eating, inhibit digestion, raise blood pressure and heart rate. We all need easy ways to tone it down and feel better. The six ways to reduce stress I share with you here include slow breathing, body scan, visualization, music listening, exercise, and chewing gum. The most important way to address stress in life is through mindset, to consider seeing things in new ways to find benefits over stressors. Once you can bring your stress level down, you can make big gains toward being the best version of you.
For resources mentioned in today’s podcast, please visit the following links:
How does stress affect your body?
Does personality affect the way we view and experience stress?
How can you recognize stress more easily?
How can I relieve stress?
- Conscious relaxation/breath focus, body scan, and visual imagery https://www.health.harvard.edu/mind-and-mood/six-relaxation-techniques-to-reduce-stress
- Music listening https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S019745561530006X
- 16 tips https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/16-ways-relieve-stress-anxiety#section6