Greetings from the new well! It is a beautiful fall day here at the new well and the topics of conversation among our clients today seem to be centering around high stress levels.
As the holidays approach rapidly, ’tis the season for increasing stress. Wouldn’t it be nice to have some techniques to cope with stress and enjoy the holidays to their fullest extent? YES! Below are some basic ways to de-stress daily, and in the moment. We encourage you to try some of them and see which techniques work the best for you! What have you got to lose? Your stress and excess weight!
FUN FACT: Stress levels increase the likelihood that your body will hold on to belly fat. Yes you heard me right! Lowering your stress levels can aid in and INCREASED LOSS of belly fat, therefore aiding in weight loss.
How to de-stress:
- Daily meditation
- Concentrated breathing exercises
- Take 15 minutes just for you to relax daily
- Practice regular exercise and proper nutrition
- Find an activity that helps you connect with your inner child and LAUGH
- Call a friend or hug a loved one
- Journal daily
There are many ways that you can lower your stress levels. What do you do for you each day?
the new well team