Posted by Brandon Howard on Jun 8, 2015 7:16:00 PM

Growing up one of my moms sayings was “too much stress can kill you”. When you are young you brush stuff like that off but adulthood has a way of making that statement all too real. So much research has come out in the past 10 yrs about the toll stress takes on your body. It has been proven that stress increases the risk for stroke and chronic disease, suppresses your immune system, increases weight gain, etc. If you are stressed out all the time it may not be tomorrow, it may not be next week or next month but one of these days it will catch up to you.


10 Ways To Combat Stress:

  1. Identify the cause of your stress
  2. Manage your time better
  3. Learn how to say “no”
  4. Focus on the positive
  5. Exercise
  6. Set Aside relaxation time
  7. Sleep more
  8. Share and not bottle up feelings
  9. Avoid people who stress you out
  10. Don't try to control the uncontrollable