Regular exercise may help reduce stress and improve symptoms related to common mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression.
Following a nutrient-dense diet and limiting ultra-processed foods may provide your body with the nutrients it needs for optimal health and decrease your risk of deficiencies in nutrients that help regulate stress.
Minimizing screen time may help reduce stress and improve sleep in both children and adults.
Certain supplements may reduce stress levels, including magnesium, L-theanine, rhodiola, and B vitamins.
Self-care is an important part of managing stress. A few simple strategies you may want to try are yoga, lighting candles, taking baths, and reading a good book.
Large amounts of caffeine may increase stress and anxiety, although people’s sensitivity to caffeine varies greatly.
Having strong social ties may help you get through stressful times and is important for overall mental well-being.
It’s important to create healthy boundaries in your life by declining to take on more than you can handle. Saying “no” is one way to control your stressors.
If you find yourself regularly procrastinating, staying on top of your to-do list may help ward off related stress.
Yoga is widely used for stress reduction. It may help lower stress hormone levels and blood pressure.