Life is stress-filled these days. And with the holidays on the way, a whole new layer of stress can be added, with family gatherings, travel, increased alcohol & sugar consumption, and extra to-dos like shopping added to your plate.
I recently came across this video from a talk I gave 7 years ago, which is all about stress, so I decided it was the perfect time to share it with you!
I’ve had times in my own life when I was under an incredible amount of stress. At one point, I had SO many stress-induced symptoms that the only thing that got me out of bed was my patients…and I was sicker than most of them!
This is why I feel so strongly that we need to understand how stress actually affects our bodies, and what we can do about it.
Watch the video below to learn how to reduce your stress, especially as we enter this busy holiday season. It’s on the longer side, but has lots of good info. Towards the end, around minute 24, I share simple things you can do at home today to decrease your overall stress levels: