April is Stress Awareness Month, a time to shine a spotlight on the deep pervasiveness of stress and how to spread awareness about healthy ways to cope. This month is a great opportunity for everyone to revisit and reprioritized healthy and productive stress relief strategies.
Stress is incredibly common affecting two in three adults, according to the American Psychological Association’s Stress in America 2020 report. It can happen to anyone at any time, regardless of current circumstances or situations. Stress can also cause physical health problems from headaches and stomach aches to stroke and heart disease. With healthy coping mechanisms, however, we can all take better care of ourselves.
Here’s a few helpful tips to reduce stress: