Stress Management: 5 Ways to Stay Healthy When you are Stressed

Stress Management


When it comes to looking after your body and your health in general, you will typically find that stressful times in your life will put you through the mill and make it hard to get to this stage. To avoid this problem from becoming an issue, we have a few solid recommendations for you with regards to how to keep your health in tip-top shape and avoid any particular problems from transpiring due to being too stressed out about life.

Balance That Diet

When you are stressed out it can help to get a more a balanced diet. I know when I’m in the pits and need to get a positive frame of mind back again I used to turn to things like crisps and ice cream. Now, though? I turn to balanced and varied diet that is loaded with fruit and vegetables as well as reducing the amounts of fats and sugars that are going to come into my body over time. Sure, it will take a lot of work, but it’s absolutely worth doing if you want to see things improve and grow as well as reducing the chances of serious health problems from occurring you need a fresher diet.

Get Some Exercise

A great way to avoid these problems and to effectively turn them off is some physical activity, do a run of push-ups, sit-ups and crunches every morning and you will start to notice an incredible difference to your fitness and your overall fitness discipline. I found it to be a great help to go for a run in the morning, too, to use up some of that energy and to help yourself get into the kind of shape and condition that you would prefer to be; it just takes a single hour every single day! Also meditation and Yoga will help.

Reach out for Help

Ditch that pride, move the petted lip, and ask those who you love and care about for some friendly advice and care. If you are struggling in life the worst thing that you can do is just sit there and take it; instead, you should be pushing things through to a new level and making sure you are emotionally balanced. I used to bottle up all of my old problems, and this would eventually lead to me venting at people who did not deserve that kind of treatment; make a change today and spot the difference.

Sleep More

According to the famous rapper Nas, sleep is the cousin of death. Well, so is a lack of sleep; you don’t want to sleep your life away but you want to get enough rest to keep you charged. Think of bed as your phone charger – when your brain starts to put up those little notices that you are feeling tired and could use some rest, you should heed it’s warning and plug in the proverbial charger and go for a sleep. I noticed my mood, my mindset, my mentality and my commitment all skyrocket just by doing this. Also by doing this you can avoid migraines

Adam Says Relax!

You really do need to calm down in life; I used to spend most of my downtime playing video games. The problem was the video game I loved the most was intensely competitive and challenging so I even spent my downtime getting really angry! To avoid this problem I had to make a strong change to my personality and my downtime. Now, I read a book or some articles about a neutral subject I’m interested in and boost my intelligence and relax in that manner. If you can’t get relaxed normally, try something a bit more tranquil.

Carl Preston

My name is Carl Preston. the creator of Why Don't You Change?, the ultimate self-development site. Find here self-improvement tips and FREE eBooks. Register to our newsletter and get a FREE Productivity eBook

One Comment

  1. Hi Carl thanks for the tips. Exercise is stress and the fitter and healthier you are the better your body is at dealing with stress. Jet lag is similar changing time zones is a stress on your body, however you can beat the jet lag handover and fight stress.

    Take care


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