Most of us have many responsibilities during the holiday season, which if we don’t manage well, leave our emergency stress response turned “on” most of the time. The more your body’s stress system is activated, the harder it is to shut off.
Chronic stress disrupts nearly every system in your body and can lead to serious health problems. It can raise our blood pressure, increase the risk of heart attack and stroke, and suppress our immune systems. Not to mention it can speed up the aging process, and really, who needs that?!
Managing stress in our lives is all about taking charge and being in control of our thoughts, our emotions, our schedule, our environment, and the way we handle our issues. The mind is so powerful no matter how we choose to use it and we always have a choice about the way we respond.
Calgary Laserworks is all about helping people empower themselves to live a healthier, happier life…including reducing stress!