There’s no mistaking that Christmas is approaching fast! There’s lots to get done in the lead up to the big day and of course on the big day itself! For many people their stress levels increase over this period.
The stress response is a the bodies way of preparing us for a potentially dangerous situation – it’s often referred to as the flight or fight response. The body goes through various changes to prepare us for flight or fight. Putting our bodies under stress frequently can be harmful to our health.
There are a variety of techniques that can be use to reduce stress and our chiropractors recommend that if you under stress that you do the following:
- get more sleep
- improve your diet
- use some relaxation techniques
- practice mindfulness
- spend more time with people you love
- exercise regularly
Here’s to a happy an stress free time.