Prevention: Whether you take a walk, let your mind wander, or tweak your diet, here are the best ways to find relaxation, according to psychologists.
In a culture of constant over-scheduling, it seems like everyone is stressed. Think about it: When was the last time you told someone that you had so much going on or that you had just come up for air after a long day at the office? It’s nothing to brag about.
Take a study published last year in the journal Neurology: It found that in otherwise healthy, middle-aged people, high levels of stress were linked with increases in brain thinning and smaller amounts of crucial gray matter in the brain. But the effects of stress on your body go beyond your mind: It can make your more susceptible to illness, lead to addictive behaviors, spike your blood pressure, induce headaches, and even lower your sex drive.... There are endless ways to chill out—starting with these 28 tips from experts and research alike. READ MORE
(Source: Prevention, 09/16/2019)