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Easy Ways to Counteract Stress

  • Exercise regularly. Physical activity is a natural stress-reliever.

  • Get enough sleep. Adequate rest can help restore your energy.

  • Maintain a balance in your life among work, family and time for yourself.

  • Don't drink alcohol in excess or use drugs to forget your troubles. These substances can increase your stress and cause health problems.

  • Identify the causes of your stress and learn stress-management techniques, such as deep breathing, visualization or progressive relaxation.

  • Eat a well-balanced diet.

  • Limit coffee and other caffeinated beverages. They can increase your blood pressure and make you feel anxious.

  • Spend time with friends and family.

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