By Dr. Michael Gervais | Huffington Post | View Full Article
Stress can come from work, relationships, money, school--and many other places, but the way you manage stress can make a big difference. In the Huffington Post piece, Dr. Gervais talks about some practical tools that can help you when you experience stress, which includes regular exercise, maintaining a healthy diet, and getting proper sleep. The body becomes prepared for fight, flight or freeze response once the sympathetic nervous system is activated, which happens when we experience stress. Elite athletes use EEG, neurofeedback, and mind-set training--if that's not accessible for you, then a good technique is mindfulness-based meditation. Mindfulness-based meditation involves an awareness of your mind and the ability to quiet it, guide your attention and let go of internal and external distractions. To read more, click here.
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