Have you been stressed lately? Well, stress is very harmful to our bodies. But sometimes it can be hard to prevent because anything can be a stressor.
Here are some ways to manage that stress.
Here are some Preventive Stress strategies:- Eating well keeps your body healthy and strong - Sleeping let's your body and mind rest - Listening to music helps you relax and can calm you done- Having realistic goals keep you in your range -Reality checks keep you focused
There are two main categories to manage stress: Preventive Strategies and Reactive Strategies
- "Parking" worries means to stop focusing on what's worrying you all the time - Breathing helps calm you done quicking so you can focus on the situation- Apologize if you did something wrong to quickly get the conflict solved - Helpful self-talk helps just give yourself advice and let's you think of the right thing to do
Now here are some Reactive Strategies
- It prevents ulcers and pains in your stomach- It keeps your brain from losing neuron connections, getting alzheimer's, and depression- Prevents the stress on your heart so there's less of a risk of a heart attack/ heart disease- It prevents your muscles from tightening and tensing
How can stress reduction strategies help you?
- Preventive Strategies help you feel better when your under stress - Reactive Strategies are how you deal with stress
Why do you need both strategies?
In my opinion, the best stress strategie is breathing because that can be reactive but also preventive. In general, it calms you down and helps you focus.
Here are the steps:1. Inhale for 3 secs2. Exhale for 6 secs3. Repeat 3x