Find Your Zen: Stress Roundup
Published March 2020
Tips to Cope
Life is full of stressors you can’t control. One thing you can control: how you react to them. Here are some tips to identify when stress becomes too much and ways to promote relaxation.
All About Stress
Are You Stressed?
When you’re stressed, your body releases adrenaline and cortisol. Prolonged stress can take a toll and show up in other ways, like breakouts, headaches and back pain. Identify the physical signs of stress with these helpful questions.
Stress isn’t always bad. It’s your body and brain’s response to the demands of daily life and can help motivate you. See where to draw the line.
However, emotional stress from a broken heart can drain your energy, leave you feeling overwhelmed and even result in severe pain. Here are some ways to help navigate heartbreak.
Maintain Your Health
Your emotional health is just as important as your physical health. Here are five reasons to own your emotional wellness (including how it helps you achieve your goals).
Staying Healthy When Stressed
Hitting the drive thru, not the gym? Stress can trigger a number of unhealthy coping mechanisms. While it’s normal to be stressed, here are ways to take care of yourself physically, mentally and emotionally.
Stress isn’t just bad for your mental and emotional well-being; it takes its toll on your heart health, too. These benefits get right to the heart of the matter.
If you’re juggling more than you can handle, chances are you’re well on your way to feeling stressed out. Prioritize your tasks for the day and enforce boundaries to improve your health and well-being. Because, yes, you can say no.
Coping With the News
Are you guilty of spending too much time on your phone? If you’re checking work emails on vacation, it might be time to evaluate boundaries. See how disconnecting can help your health by removing unnecessary stress.
Relax, Rewind, Reset
Stress got you down? The good news is, there are several things you can do to put your mind at ease. Relaxation offers many scientifically proven benefits.
Breathing for Better Health
You do it more than 17,000 times a day. Breathing can promote a host of benefits, from relaxation to increased energy. See how one six-second exercise can give you a mental boost.
Plus a big collection of apps has made meditation more accessible than ever. From guided videos to audio recordings, here are a few ways to tap into your inner Zen.