1. TRY TO GET OUT AND ABOUT
Stressful situations can increase the level of hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline in your body.
In previous generations, this reaction was a survival mechanism that enabled us to be alert to danger and trigger the ‘fight or flight’ response.
However, in the 21st century there are very few instances in day-to-day life that require such physical responses to stress – which is all the more reason to metabolise the excessive stress hormones.
You don’t have to run miles or spend hours in the gym to feel the benefit either. Here are some simple things you can do to relieve the tension…