Practice having a positive attitude. Attitude matters – you can view the glass as half full or half empty, and it makes a tremendous difference in dealing with stress.
Develop good coping strategies to use when you feel stressed and practice using them when you’re feeling calm so you can call on them when your stress level rises.
Learn relaxation techniques, practice meditation, and engage in a pleasurable physical activity.
High blood pressure that is stage 1, primary or slightly above normal can sometimes be treated with lifestyle changes like losing weight, changing bad eating habits, consuming less salt and fat, quitting smoking and heavy drinking, reducing stress, and exercising.
Broadly speaking, stress can be experienced in two ways, physically and psychologically, but the two are interrelated.
For example, the psychologists Janice Keicolt-Glaser has demonstrated how chronic stress leads to decreased immune function and increased risk of infection and decreased ability to fight infection.
Developing a routine in the morning could lead to greater sanity and happiness, and achieving your goals.
To avoid getting stuck in back-to-back meetings all day, schedule your lunch as if it’s a meeting in itself.
Getting control of clutter brings a greater sense of calm and decreased frustration.
One of the best things to learn to do is to have fun.
Regardless if it’s a simple hobby, a conversation, or activity you have always enjoyed, do these to help yourself feel better. Be sure to always mix in a little bit of fun and play into each day so that you can have those moments to look forward to.
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