How to Observe Stress Awareness Month

– Practice meditation
One of the most effective ways to deal with stress is to learn how to silence the mind. Meditation is one of the most popular methods of achieving this quiet.

– Exercise
Another way to battle the debilitating effects of stress is to exercise. Whether you’re a jogger, bicyclist our just like to take long walks, be sure to get some fresh air and exercise into your daily routine.

– Visit your doctor
They’re really in the best position to get your started on the path to a stress-free lifestyle. Make an appointment today.

Why Stress Awareness Month is Important

– It reminds us to pay attention to our health
According to the official website, “Stress Awareness Month is a national, cooperative effort to inform people about the dangers of stress, successful coping strategies, and harmful misconceptions about stress that are prevalent in our society.”

– It’s going strong
Stress Awareness Month has been an ongoing campaign of awareness and education since 1992.

– Because we’re all feeling it
A recent survey found that about two-thirds of U.S. workers report engaging in behavior such as drinking or crying regularly in order to deal with stress.