Dr. Stuart Lustig, a national medical executive for Behavioral Health at Cigna, developed a four-step plan that can help you manage stress better.
That PLAN includes:
- a Period of time to unwind
- the Name of someone to talk to.
Another way to help calm your nerves is called square breathing.
Here is how it works:
Breathe in through your nose slowly for a count of 4, hold your breath 4 counts, then slowly exhale through your mouth for a count of 4, pause for another count of 4.
The beauty of this exercise is it can be done anywhere and works almost immediately to lower stress and help you re-set.
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