Stress

@Veyayu (43)
Philippines
January 5, 2007 1:12am CST
Any suggestion on how to release stress? My husband needs to release stress. Playing video games does it release stress or would it add more stress? How can someone relax?
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@123456_ (1053)
• Philippines
5 Jan 07
you can manage your stress through: * Positive thinking. * Refocus the negative to be positive. * Make an effort to stop negative thoughts. * Plan some fun. Take a break. also these factors could help you Physical activity: * Start an individualized program of physical activity. Most experts recommend doing 20 minutes of aerobic activity 3 times per week. * Decide on a specific time, type, frequency, and level of physical activity. Make this dedicated time fit into your schedule so it can be part of your routine. * Find a buddy to exercise with -- it is more fun and it will encourage you to stick with your routine. * You do not have to join a gym -- 20 minutes of brisk walking outdoor will do the trick. Nutrition: * Plan to eat foods that improve health and well-being. For example, increase the amount of fruits and vegetables you eat. * Use the food guide pyramid to help make healthy food choices. * Eat an appropriate amount of food at a reasonable schedule. Social support: * Make an effort to interact socially with people. Even though you feel stressed, you will be glad to have gone out to meet your friends if only to get your mind off of things. * Reach out to individuals. * Nurture yourself and others. Relaxation: * Learn about and try using one or more of the many relaxation techniques, such as guided imagery, listening to music, or practicing yoga or meditation. One or more should work for you. * Take time for personal interests and hobbies. * Listen to your body. * Take a mini retreat. those are according to medlineplus.com