Jan
19
2011

How To Relieve Stress-Related Illness

What Can You Do To Relieve Stress-Related Illness?

If you can free yourself of this internal tension, your body will return to its natural healthy state. You have the ability to be at peace. To achieve inner peace, addressing and relieving the tension will bring your body and mind into harmony. When your subconscious and conscious are in conflict, that’s when the stress related ailments develop. When you are overwhelmed by failing to control uncontrollable outside influences, lack of hope surrenders to defeat and the body permits illness to enter. To free yourself from stress, follow these guidelines:

  • If you suffer from stress-related illnesses, look at the way you’re treating your body. Are you eating wholesome, nutritious foods? How much alcohol and caffeine are you using? Take a look at the substances you’re putting in your body and how you’re moderating them.
  • Next look at how you’re balancing your time. Are you balancing your time at work with time doing things you enjoy? Are you allowing yourself time to rest, meditate, and enjoy your life? Do something that pleases you to counterbalance some of the stress in your life.
  • Another way to relieve stress is to look at your general development. Do you tend to go along with the crowd when it doesn’t please you, such as going to a rock concert when you really prefer jazz? If so, then why do you go at all? Go where you like to be.
  • Develop your creative side. Take up an activity that allows you to express your innermost feelings, such as writing, painting, taking a crafting class, or playing a musical instrument. Believe it or not, people who do manual labor for a living often experience less stress because they are constantly active and relieving their tension. So find something to do with yourself that makes you less uptight.

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Come back tomorrow for the wrap-up on Stress and illness.

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