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Healthy Lifestyle Choices: How To Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle

Stress affects your health in myriad ways, both minor and major. These healthy lifestyle ideas, which include getting regular exercise, maintaining a healthy diet, finding time for meditation and more, can help you to combat the ravages of stress and live a happier, healthier lifestyle. Learn more about how these healthy lifestyle choices can lead to less stress, greater happiness and increased longevity, and find simple ways to implement these changes into your lifestyle for lasting wellness.

Sign-Up For The Free Stress Management Newsletter and Free E Courses
Part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle involves regular practice--it helps to get ongoing information and support in making changes, and maintaining them in your life. Here you can sign up for a weekly (usually twice-a-week) newsletter that brings new research, information, tips and support in adopting stress management practices in your life, as well as opportunities to learn from and share information with other readers. You'll also find several free and informative e courses to take the learning to a deeper level. If you know that you want to adopt healthy lifestyle habits, here's where to begin!

Is Your Lifestyle Causing Your Undue Stress? Take This Quiz To Find Out.
The Low-Stress Healthy Lifestyle Quiz has been developed to evaluate ten important areas of your life to help you determine what changes can be made to create a more healthy lifestyle that soothes your soul and includes a minimal level of stress. Each question provides three or four answers that carry a point value and have resources to help. Keep track of points and see your score at the end, or just learn from the resources as you go. Either way, you'll find this test to be a valuable tool in assessing whether or not you could benefit from some changes to live a more healthy lifestyle. It's ten minutes well spent!

Find Fast Stress Relief With These Simple Techniques
When you experience chronic or excessive stress, your body stays in “stress mode”, with elevated stress hormones, tension in your body, and other physical changes that accompany the stress response. Fortunately, there are some relatively simple ways you can relax your body and mind quickly, reducing tension right away and protecting your body from the damage of long-term stress. These resources provide quick relief from stress so you can feel better right away.

How To Choose A Stress Management Habit And Stick With It
The easiest way to stick with a new habit—as well as the first step toward making that habit a regular part of your life—is to choose wisely. If you want to make it easy to stay with a healthy habit, it must be something you enjoy, and something that fits well with who you are. Here are some things to consider.

Feeling Stressed? Add these Healthy Lifestyle Habits for Stress Relief!
Part of a comprehensive stress relief plan involves finding ways to calm down quickly so you can more effectively manage stress as it comes, while avoiding the negative effects of chronic stress. Another important way to relieve stress is to maintain healthy lifestyle habits. Learn why it's important to maintain healthy habits, discover some of...

Maintaining Healthy Habits-In Five Simple Steps
Taking on a new healthy habit or stress management practice has many great payoffs, but maintaining a new practice is often harder than you'd think. Sometimes, despite our best efforts, those healthy habits fall by the wayside. Luckily, these five simple steps can help you to build healthy new habits into your lifestyle for long-term health...

Readers Respond: What Healthy Lifestyle Changes Have Benefited You The Most?
Living a healthy lifestyle and making healthy lifestyle changes can be among the most effective ways to relieve and prevent stress. What healthy changes have you made in your lifestyle? Which have been most helpful? Share your answers, and see what other readers have to say.

Healthy Habits for Healthy Seniors
Certain lifestyle habits can go a long way in maintaining health and wellbeing. The following habits for healthy seniors can help keep stress at bay and enable seniors to maintain better health and wellbeing during retirement.

Stress and Sleep Deprivation
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Stress Relief Game Plan: Reduce Lifestyle Stress
Stress relief techniques can quickly help you reduce the tension you feel from your stressful days. However, another important piece of an effective stress management game plan is to eliminate some of the stress in your lifestyle so that you experience less stress that you need relief from The following resources can help you simplify your life and develop strategies from preventing excessive stress before it even becomes a problem!

Music and Stress Relief: How To Use Music In Your Daily Life
Music brings great health and stress relief benefits. It's a great stress relief tool because you can use music in your daily life and achieve many stress relief benefits on your own. One of the great benefits of music as a stress reliever is that it can be used while you conduct your regular activities so that it really doesn’t take time away from your busy schedule. This article provides several ways you can use music to enhance your regular activities and relieve stress.

Bad Habits That Exacerbate Stress
When under stress, we can be more prone to bad habits. These habits, in turn, can exacerbate our stress levels. To break the cycle, it helps to be aware of the problem, and then have a plan to tackle it. These tools can help!

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