As we're almost done with the first week of April, let's talk about how you can cope up with stress as it is 'Stress Awareness Month!'
The sensation of being overwhelmed or unable to cope with mental or emotional pressure is known as stress. Any event or thought that makes you annoyed, furious, or nervous can trigger it. Your body's response to a challenge or demand is called stress. Stress can be beneficial in small doses, such as when it helps you avoid danger or make a deadline.
Learning to manage stress and developing appropriate coping mechanisms can go a long way toward leading a healthy and positive life. After all, stress has a wide range of effects on your health.
Regular movement helps to balance the nervous system and enhance blood circulation, which aids in the removal of stress hormones. Even a daily 20-minute walk makes an impact.
Find a Hobby
Engage in activities that bring you pleasure and joy; studies suggest that doing so reduces stress by nearly half and lowers your heart rate as well.
Take Time to Relax Your Mind & Body
Relaxation techniques induce a condition of restfulness, which counteracts the fight-or-flight chemicals in your body. To acquire powerful, long-lasting strategies, enroll in a mindfulness-based stress reduction course.
If you don't get enough sleep, your body won't be able to handle stress as well as it could. Some individuals swear by apple cider vinegar for getting a good night's sleep since it releases tryptophan in your system. Every night, drink 1 oz Ginger Pear + 4 oz warm water to have a good night's sleep!
Take Care of Yourself
The most important thing is that you look after yourself. Eat well, exercise often, get plenty of rest, and take time off if you're worried. Instead of trying to be everything to everyone all of the time, compassionately embrace yourself for who you are. It's about living a life that doesn't require you to check out or take a break just to read a book or drink some Purely!
Self-care means taking care of yourself so that you can be healthy and you can be well. Take time to relax and don't force yourself too much.
How do you cope up with your stress? Share it with us, we would love to learn and feature you! Tag us @purelydrinks on IG!