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10 Steps to Reduce Stress

Live Happier and Healthier: 10 Tips to Reduce Stress

According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada (January 2015), stress and stress-related illnesses are on the rise. Stress is so commonplace in our fast-paced society that it seems like a way of life for many. Individuals, workplaces, and society as a whole are paying a high price for unmanaged stress. Stress can hit when we least expect it. It is the body’s instinctual response to real or perceived threats or changes, and it can be caused by positive life events such as getting married, or negative situations like job loss. Either way, common reactions can include tension and irritability, fear and worry about the future, feelings of hopelessness, difficulty making decisions, sleep problems, headaches, muscle pain, upset stomach, and others. What can we do to manage stress and cope with pressure in healthy ways? Here are ten tips to reduce stress and live a happier and healthier life: 10 Steps to Reduce Stress
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Positive Thinking Mind

Handle Your Negative Thoughts The Positive Way

“Thoughts have power, Thoughts are energy. And you can make your world or break it by your own thinking”. – Susan Taylor The human brain is a powerhouse of energy and by far is the most complex and below I’ve put together a few ways you can handle your negative thoughts. Research states that around 50,000 to 70,000 thoughts are processed in the human brain each day. Learn about the Positive Thinking Mind
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10+ Coping Skills

No matter how mentally healthy, resilient, or happy we are, every one of us goes through times when we need to cope with something difficult. Coping is something we all do, whether we do it consciously or without thinking. Learn more about Coping Skills
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Headspace – Meditation App

At Headspace we’re way more than a meditation app. But it’s important to us that the Headspace journey is accessible in as many ways as possible. So our mobile app makes practicing simple mindfulness techniques easy, from a variety of systems - helping fulfill our mission of a healthier, happier world, one mobile device at a time! Download the app on Apple iOS and Android devices and get your Headspace where you want it, when you want it. Click here to visit their website and sign up for free!
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