This month is Stress Awareness Month and I would love to share 5 top tips from our FHT President, Mary Dalgleish: Self-help techniques to boost your health and well-being at home.
It is so important now, more than ever, to manage stress and anxiety levels and all of the above will be of benefit. Have you any other tips that you would like to share that really help you relax?
On a personal level I am finding regular yoga with Georgie at Bright Blue Yoga really beneficial
Exercise - how much exercise do you manage to fit into a week? People who do regular activity have a lower risk of many chronic diseases, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, and some cancers. Research shows that physical activity can also boost self-esteem, mood, sleep quality and energy, as well as reducing your risk of stress,depression, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Too busy to exercise? How about including exercise in your daily routine. Can you walk to w
To effectively combat stress, we need to activate the body's natural relaxation response. You can do this by practicing relaxation techniques such as deep breathing, meditation, rhythmic exercise, and yoga. Fitting these activities into your life can help reduce everyday stress and boost your energy and mood. Below is also a really helpful article on how to find the right relaxation exercises that work for you - have a go and let me know how you get on! http://www.helpguide.o