21 simple ways to cope with stress

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Stress is something that no one likes to endure or go through, however from time to time stress can just be a part of everyday life. There are many different things that you can do to cope with stress. This article gives you insight and a more in depth look into 21 simple ways that one can can use in order to cope with stress.

Key Takeaways:

  • Even positive stressors: new job, new baby, wedding planning can often feel overwhelming. Aside from irritability and headaches, stress plays an active role on the body’s physiological responses
  • What we can do, though, is change the way we respond to stress.
  • We can’t always control traffic, late meetings, cranky kids, or chaotic schedules. We can only control the way we choose to respond to them. Balance is an option.

“Chronically functioning in a sympathetic state doesn’t make your body tolerant of the effects, instead it leads to hypertension, weight gain, decreased immunity, mental confusion, anxiety, digestive problems, and a plethora of auto-immune disorders.”