Coping with Stress
Stress and the
Advanced Preventative Care Model
Advanced Preventative Care (APC) is all about minimizing stress to maximize health. Try to integrate these healthy habits into your daily life to support mental health and promote a strong immune system.
Get Regular Physical Activity
Along with the recommended 30 minutes of vigorous physical activity per day, try taking a walk outside if you begin to feel stressed.
Focus on Sleep
Sleep deprivation is one of the primary causes of stress and your stress levels greatly affect your sleep behaviors. Create a daily routine to help you meet sleep recommendations.
Eat a Healthy Diet
What you eat can impact the body’s neural circuits that control emotion, motivation, and mood. Focus on minimally processed foods that have lots of gut microbiome supporting fiber.
Improve your moment-by-moment awareness and focus on the present through breathing techniques and meditation.
Manage your Time
It is easy to feel overburdened under deadlines and time constraints. Make a list of things that need to be done and put them in order based on priority.
7 Benefits of Rest and Sleep
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