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How to cope with stress according to the health experts

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Stress is a normal reaction that many people will experience either physically or emotionally at many points in their life. The human body is actually designed to experience stress and react to it. It can actually be positive in terms of keeping us alert and motivated, however too much stress can become toxic to the body and it may disrupt sleep, cause gut issues and with gut issues come a reduces mood and mindset. So what are some of the things that we can do to cope with the stress in our lives? We consulted the experts and this is what they had to say. Identify what is stressing you out Often when we are over stressed, we are also overwhelmed and this can make to harder for us to get our thoughts in order, which is not helpful when it comes to identifying the source of the problem and coming up with a solution.  Ben Lucas, the founder of Flow Athletic says “While I am a big fan of writing up lists as it is, when I get overly stressed, such as last year when Covid-19 resulted in my business being shut down for a few months, I like to write down what the stressors are, and what I can do about them.” “I find that when things are in front of me I can start to think more logically about them and put a plan into place, it is very helpful.” Make sure you are eating well Luke McLeod the founder of Soul Alive has found that a healthy… Read More