Friday, February 19, 2010

Strategies For Stress Relief

As part of the process of curing an illness, promoting health & vitality and preventing illness and premature aging, it is important to gradually move towards a daily life that less stressful.

Some Strategies to Avoid

* Attempting to make everything in life stress-free.
* Focusing on every event and constantly reminding yourself to relax.
* Regularly avoiding the feeling of emotions (e.g., sadness, anger, joy, fear, etc.).
* There are a number of other things which will not work in the long run when used by themselves only -- long vacations, execise, etc.

The type of strategy which tends to work is the combination of gradually and gently trying to change one's habits plus regular practices or situations which help put the body in a relaxed state. Both types of strategies are important in promoting stress reduction.

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