Everything You Need to Know about Stress Relief

By , SparkPeople Blogger

Stress is something that everyone encounters at least once in their lifetime, and some may experience it more than others. Some people are also able to manage their stress levels well, while others have a difficult time in dealing with it. Let's face it, while the holidays are meant to be a joyous part of the year, stress is rampant during this time as well, and many of us experience even more stress than usual! With all the parties and events that you need to attend, shopping that needs to be done, entertaining out-of-town guests, etc. , you may find yourself running out of time to get things done, including your workouts. I've rounded up a variety of resources to help you learn about stress and combat/relieve your stress in healthy ways. I hope that you will be able to use some of these rescources to de-stress during the holidays (and after they are long gone), especially if you have ever felt like the woman in the picture.

Official Stress Busting Challenge

31 Days to Less Stress

7 Simple Stress Busters

A Guide to Walking Meditation

Can Stress Cause Weight Gain?

De-Stress in 3 Minutes or Less

Squeezing Your Stress Away

Now and Zen: Easy Relaxation Techniques

Fighting Holiday Fatigue

Beat Stress, Weigh Less

10 High-Stress Personality Characteristics

The Stress Test

Quiz: How Stressed Are You?

How often do you find yourself feeling stressed? Are you more stressed during the holiday season? What are your favorite ways to de-stress?