When stressful situations arise, it can be tempting to just try to power through or maybe even self-medicate, but both of those solutions can be hard on our bodies. Check out these tips to help you beat stress naturally!
We all get stressed out from time to time, right? Whether it’s family woes or work-related pressure, stress is bad for our bodies and for our mental health. When we’re stressed out, we go into “fight or flight” mode, releasing adrenaline and other stress hormones that are very hard on our bodies.
Stress can also build up over time, especially if you’re routinely returning to the same stressful environment (road rage, anyone?).
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It might seem impossible to beat stress naturally, especially if it’s coming at you from more than one area of your life, but there are a number of alternative therapies that can help! Check out this infographic for more on how stress affects your body and five ways that you can manage your stress for a healthier body and mind.
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Infographic via Visual.ly