Stress and Womens Health: Reduce Stress and Stay Healthy
By Elizabeth Scott, M.S., About.com Guide
Updated November 17, 2007
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It’s important for women, including mothers, to take regular time to do things that nurture our souls and keep us feeling alive; if we don’t, we could face burnout, and we won’t be as helpful to others in our lives anyway. A regular stress management practice is a must, and it can come in the form of a hobby, a type of exercise, a tension taming practice, or some other habit, but its important to make time for such things that can keep you feeling your best. The following are some important resources to help you find a regular stress relief practice:
- Choosing a Healthy New Habit: Perhaps the easiest way to stick with a new stress relief habit is to pick one that best fits your personality and lifestyle. This test will point you to the stress relievers that are best for you.
- Sticking With A Said Habit: Once you’ve chosen a stress management technique to incorporate into your lifestyle, these tips will help you make it a habit.
- Self Care Strategies: These ideas will help you pamper yourself for a change.
- Stress Relievers for Parents: If you’re a mommy, here are some great stress relievers you can try that don’t require a babysitter.