Stress is a huge trigger for a CRPS flare! Here’s a post from my other blog, http://www.letsrocktheribbons.com, that shares ways to stress less and smile more!
Life & Beauty Weekly: Health
6 Instant Ways to Stress Less and Smile More
By Catherine Ryan for Life & Beauty Weekly
You can’t completely eliminate stress from your life, but you can learn to deal with it in a healthy way. And since stress is associated with all sorts of negative health effects like high blood pressure and a weakened immune system, taking a few minutes a day to fight stress keeps you not only happy and smiling, but healthy too.
“Daily hassles and annoyances can get to anyone, but small changes make a big difference,” explains Judy Saltzberg, who holds a doctorate in clinical psychology and teaches at the University of Pennsylvania’s Masters of Applied Positive Psychology program. Here’s how to keep smiling:
1. Take it outside.
“The first intervention I advise is physical activity,” says Saltzberg. Even if you don’t have time for a full workout, you…
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