Posted by: arijnovick | August 7, 2009

3 Quick Remedies to Reduce Stress

Stessed OutTop stress reducing activities one can find immediately benefit from would include:

Getting regular exercise.  While this might seem so intuitive, it is often overlooked by so many people.  Unless you have a medical condition that prohibits exercise or your doctor says “no”, getting exercise has almost instant stress relieving properties.  My favorite kind of exercise is anything that is fun!  Just make sure its 30 minutes or longer and cardiovascular.

The second tip is sleep.  Sounds easy right? Not really.  Lack of sleep causes irritability and a decrease tolerance to stressors.  Most adults need about 7-8 hours a night.

Last tip is watching what you eat.  Most Americans drink way to much caffeine for example.  Caffeine is like adding fuel to the fire when we are trying to reduce stress.  It mimics the stress response in the body and reduces our ability to tolerate normal situations.  By watching our caffeine intake we can greatly reduce the physical and psychological symptoms of stress.

Want to learn more about stress management?  Most people don’t realize that anger management classes teach skills in stress management.  Learn more by visiting our websites.

Ari Novick, Ph.D.
AJ Novick Group, Inc. – Anger Management
Anger Class Online – Online Anger Management Classes

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