Nothing zaps your energy like stress, and we’re surrounded by more stressors today than ever before. We all understand the danger of stress: how it can affect our mood, our health, and even our overall well being. But how can you keep stress from getting to you, especially when you’re already so busy?
If you search the internet, you’ll find dozens of tips on how to reduce your stress levels. One article tells you to get some sunshine, but others warn you of the dangers of UV rays. One article touts the benefits of exercise, but you’re wondering if an intense workout plan would do more harm than good.
Trying to find ways to de-stress can leave you more stressed than you were to begin with!
The basics for relieving stress—exercise, nutrition, and sleep—are still the best ways to keep anxiety to a minimum. But in 2019, there are other factors at play that could prevent you from responding to stress the way you want to.
So while you try to fit in more exercise, eat healthier, and get enough sleep, try out these 5 lesser-known tricks to keep stress at bay.