Wellness Wednesday: Stress

high levels of stress can cause health problems, but stress can have a positive impact on your health as well. 

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How to Use Stress to Your Advantage?

☑️  See stress as your body's way of preparing you to excel

☑️  Gradual exposure to small stressors can serve as a great foundation for handling life's bigger stressors which are inevitable

☑️  Regular exercise is very effective in reducing the irritability that comes with stress

The best way to manage stress isn’t to reduce or avoid it, but rather to rethink and even embrace it.
— Dr. McGonigal, Author of “The Upside of Stress"

Turning stress into an indicator for when to take Action or using it as a motivator to make necessary changes can be life-altering.


Sources:

Parker-Pope, T. (n.d.). How to Be Better at Stress. Retrieved September 05, 2017, from https://www.nytimes.com/guides/well/how-to-deal-with-stress

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