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Develop a life style that will buffer against the effects of stress.

Here are some tips or rules to live by:

  • Regularly practice some form of each of the following types of exercise:  vigorous, stretching, and recreational.
  • Engage regularly in some form of systematic relaxation.
  • Use alcohol in moderation or not at all.
  • Do not use tobacco.
  • Obtain sufficient rest on a regular basis.
  • Maintain your recommended weight.
  • Eat a balanced diet.
  • Avoid caffeine.
  • Avoid foods high in sugar, salt, white flour, saturated fats, and chemicals.
  • Plan your use of time on both a daily and a long-term basis.
  • Seek out variety and change of pace.
  • Take total responsibility for your life.
  • Maintain an optimistic attitude.
  • Find a holistic physician, undergo laboratory test to establish a physiological base line, and plan for improving your wellness.
  • Do not dwell on unimportant matters.

Taken from Understanding and Managing Stress, John D. Adams, University Associates, San Diego, California, 1980

by Clark, Leslie A. last modified Apr 09, 2013 04:03 PM

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