Volume 7 Issue 1

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 13 of 47

Page 14 | Abby's Magazine - Every year, the American Psychological Associa on (APA) conducts a survey on the impact of stress in America – and as you may suspect, it's substan al. The latest survey found that many Americans are s ll repor ng extreme stress levels (8, 9 or 10 on a 10-point scale) and many say their stress levels have increased in the past year. As APA notes: "Stress is so commonplace in American culture that a Google search generates millions of results with essays, opinions and missives on what stress is doing to us… 8 By Dr. Mercola Survey findings illustrate a scenario in which Americans consistently experience stress at levels higher than what they think is healthy. And while the average level of stress may be declining, people have a hard me achieving personal stress management goals…" The fact of the ma er is that stress management o en takes a backseat to the responsibili es of daily life, and many regard such 'me me' as an indulgence that can only take place a er everything else is 'done.' Of course, 'everything' won't ever be done, which is why it's important to weave stress relief into your daily grind such that you do it automa cally – like breathing and sleeping. Yes, Stress Relief Is Really StreSS-BuSting tipS from the Experts

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of Abby's - Volume 7 Issue 1