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How Mindfulness Can Help Alleviate Stress and Improve Mental Health

How Mindfulness Can Help Alleviate Stress and Improve Mental Health

The American Psychological Association states that a greater number of Americans are reporting extreme levels of stress. The challenge is that ongoing stress, trauma, and adverse life events impact our ability to stay resilient and overtime we found ourselves developing anxiety, depression, health challenge, and addictive behaviors. 

As our world speeds up, it is up to us as individuals to take the time we need to slow down. Think of it as a mindfulness exercise for your brain. Remember to look back on the basics like focusing on your breathing and more.

Use meditation to relieve stress/Mindfulness reduced perceived stress and negative thoughts and improved resilience and emotional intelligence.

One of the first things that are effected when we are chronically stressed is our breathing. Take a minute to breathe deeply from your stomach. Make sure to expand your diaphragm and when you exhale, let your belly go far out. Deep, slow breathing helps us move from chronic stress to a state of balance which help create optimal health.

Proven statistics have shown us that mindfulness practice is connect to our stress hormones, feel-good hormones, immune functions, blood pressure, inflammation, and slower aging process. 

Take control of your emotional response through difficult situations. 

To read much more on how to practice mindfulness and meditation during times of stress, visit unyte.com

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