We love this blog post from Thrive. As busy mums we all feel stressed at one time or another. It's great to have some handy coping mechanisms and tools to deal with stress to prevent us from feeling overwhelmed by it all.
How to de-stress in under 10 minutes
November 16, 2016
Stress is extremely common. Most people experience stress at some point in their life. The stress response happens when we perceive there to be some kind of challenge or threat we have to face. The response prepares your body to do one of two things: confront the threat or run away from it. This is generally useful and improves our ability to perform in challenging situations, the problem comes when we face what we perceive as constant overwhelming threats or when we are not challenged at all.
In some cases, lack of stress can mean you are under-stimulated whereas if you are feeling stressed for long periods of time, it can begin to negatively affect your health ranging from headaches, stroke, depression, heart problems, skin problems, anxiety, stomach problems and others.
There are various different ways you can de-stress fast when you are on the go. Here are our favourites:
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