Did You Know That Stress Can Be As Bad Or Even Worse For Your Health Than Smoking?
The above statement is bold, but true! Smoking is a coping mechanism that some people go to to help themselves relieve the stress in their life. We are giving you BETTER coping mechanisms to turn to when life takes a turn and is putting you in stressful situations.
In the video below, learn coping mechanisms to better manage your stress...
Stress Can Cause You To Turn To Coping Mechanisms That Aren't Actually Good For Your Health & Well-Being!
Stress causes increased heart rate and blood pressure. Also, stress can have you reaching for things that could cause: diabetes, obesity, and other health problems! We are giving you the tips on how to BETTER manage your stress!
3 Coping Mechanisms To Help With Stress
- Deep Breathing- Breathe through your abdomen and NOT your chest. Do this until you feel calm and relaxed. Deep breathing is a power strategy for a calming and relaxed effect!
- Positivty- Be on the lookout for all of the good things you have in your life! Write down 3 things that you are grateful for each day and reflect on those to help you relax and bring positivity into your life.
- Positive Self-Talk- When you say or think negative things about yourself, your mind starts to believe it. When you think or say positive things about yourself, it helps uplift you!
If you need some help for your stress and more tips to help you cope with it, then give us a call at 314-941-3970!