Health Tip: Suggestions to Manage Stress01/18/11
(HealthDay News) -- Stress can bring you down emotionally, and
it can also take a toll on your physical health.
The American Heart Association offers these suggestions for
dealing with stress:
- Talk to yourself in a positive way. Say to yourself, "I'll do
the best I can," when dealing with a significant problem or
- Find things that make you happy, and do them often, whether
it's beginning a craft project, watching a favorite movie or a
taking on a new hobby.
- Truly relax each day, using methods such as deep breathing,
meditation or yoga.
- Perform activities to help stop stress as it occurs, such as by
taking a quick walk or stepping away from a problem for a few
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