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Manage Stress

July 21st, 2010

From Reporter News, we read about how to reduce stress. Here are some of the suggestions:

Pop in a humor CD. Keep one in the car and steer clear of traffic frustration.

Eat well. Our bodies — and our brains — need good fuel to function well.

Take care of your spirit. Taking care of your spirit means connecting to whatever you consider meaningful and holy, whether that’s God, nature, art or something deep within yourself.

Talk with others who share similar spiritual beliefs and learn from each other.

Inspiring tip: People who have strong spiritual lives may be healthier and live longer. Spirituality seems to cut the stress that can contribute to disease.

In a previous “Mental Health Column,” was mentioned:

The first five “tools” are: connect with others, stay positive, get physically active, help others, and get enough rest.