Grab a handful of walnuts they will calm you down and so will almonds and pistachios. Really, and they are good for your heart with all the Omega 3's. Switching frompeanut Butter to Almond butter on tense days will help too!
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The chronic effects of stress on the body can play a role in diabetes by altering the insulin levels in the body. Stress affects the digestive system, forgetfulness, low energy levels, depression & can cause weight gain. You can relieve stress thru meditation, massage, exercise, & vitamins. deficiencies of Omega 3 fatty acids contribute to increased anxiety & depression. B-vitamins, calcium & magnesium all help calm the nervous system and promote muscle relaxation,calmness & quality sleep.
Each time you get frustrated, place a checkmark on your arm (wrist/forearm) or someplace hidden. At the end of the day if you can still remember what you were angry about write it down or tell someone close to you. If not think was it worth getting angry/upset over?
This is great for anxiety and depression and helps your self esteem and stress levels.
Holiday anxiety often means slipping into bad eating habits. I try to always keep my life as free of stress and anxiety as possible. To do this, I start my Christmas and birthday shopping on January first of each year. I am ALWAYS finished with my holiday shopping before Thanks Giving Day comes around.198
One easy gift for kids is to give them an ornament for them to hang on their own trees when they grow up and move away from home. That way, they can take warm memories with them to warm their holiday home.253
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