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How to fight stress and negative thinking?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
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In brief: Exercise

Exercise is a great way to relieve stress.
Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders.

In brief: Exercise

Exercise is a great way to relieve stress.
Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Really tough questio

To sense the answer, let's dissect the query.
What is 'stress' to one is unique to that person. So, first ask what the actual stress is--define it, describe it (drop the 'how to'). Then ask 'why is that situation stressful to me'. The most important part of relief is sharing it with trusted one. Don't 'fight' it: defining and think about it. Drop the 'negative'--it's your mind, accept it first...

In brief: Really tough questio

To sense the answer, let's dissect the query.
What is 'stress' to one is unique to that person. So, first ask what the actual stress is--define it, describe it (drop the 'how to'). Then ask 'why is that situation stressful to me'. The most important part of relief is sharing it with trusted one. Don't 'fight' it: defining and think about it. Drop the 'negative'--it's your mind, accept it first...
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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