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What're good ways to reduce stress and tension?

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Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 15 years experience
Stress management: Look at the things that you can/cannot control. Relaxation, exercising, sleep hygiene will help with stress reduction. Establishing routine for yourself will help you make environment more predictable and help reduce stress. You can also talk to a psychotherapist to help you guide through the process.
Dr. Kathryn Seifert
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
6 part answer: 1. Stress management techniques: relaxation exercises, meditation, mindfulness, thankfulness journals. 2. Letting go of problems that are not ours to solve; solve problems with solutions one step at a time; releasing unnecessary worry by setting realistic goals. 3. Using social support to help us manage stress and give us perspective 4. Self help materials. 5. Time for oneself. 6.Exercise.

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Last updated Sep 14, 2019

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