Building resistance to stress

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These are healthful tips for better managing your stress levels.

Jog, swim or bike

Exercise increases the flow of endorphins, which are natural pain relievers responsible for what is called “the runner’s high”.

In addition, exercising, if done two to three times a week, will improve your circulation and help relieve chronic tension and anxiety.

You may also find you reap more enjoyment from life!

Walk

Simply walking in good shoes with flexible soles can be one of the best forms of exercise.

If you can only manage a short walk in the beginning, even ten minutes, remember that any new habit begins with one small step.

Stretch frequently

Practising stretches every hour or two, if done properly, can help relieve muscle tension and even prevent injury.

Ask me for suggestions.

Get regular exposure to outdoor light and fresh air

This can reduce the effects of seasonal affective disorder and stress in general to lift your spirits!

Get a complete physical evaluation

To rule out any conditions that may be taking their toll.

Ask your doctor for recommendations for vitamins and other supplements

Some supplements seem to help increase energy levels and balance hormones and other nutrients in the body.

Seek professional help

If you feel that stress threatens to overwhelm you, seek a professional counsellor.

Drink plenty of water

Many of us don’t drink enough pure water.

Get regular massage

To reinforce your ability to let go of stress.

Take a yoga or tai chi class

Ask me for a referral to a qualified instructor.

Yours in good health,

Adrian

Adrian Jackson MANTA
Remedial Massage Therapist | Tui Na Bodyworker

t: 3342 0010 | e: adrian(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)soothenaturalmedicine.com.au

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