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Tips to Manage Stress and Nutrition

Below are some tips to help manage stress in these tough times. Focus on eating a well-balanced diet to strengthen your immune system and lower your risk of chronic illnesses and infectious diseases.
– Dr. Sandra Palomino


 

15 TIPS TO MANAGE STRESS

  • SOCIAL
    Keep in touch with friends and family to strengthen your relationships.
  • EXERCISE
    Be sure to exercise daily, it is great for the body and mind!
  • OUTDOORS
    Practice social distancing, but get outside when possible.
  • NUTRITION
    Do your best to eat a balanced diet. View nutrition tips at the World Health Organization’s (WHO) website: http://www.emro.who.int/nutrition/nutrition-infocus/nutrition-advice-for-adults-during-the-covid-19-outbreak.html
  • SLEEP
    Maintain a regular sleeping pattern.
  • HYGIENE
    One of the things you can control is hygiene, keep it up!
  • PRESENT
    Live in the present, avoid over-stressing about the future.
  • POSITIVE
    Don’t dwell on the negative, focus on positives like family time.
  • INFORMATION
    Get facts from sources like the CDCWHO and your local public health agencies, but limit daily COVID-19 consumption.
  • RENEW
    Redesigning and reorganizing can feel liberating.
  • WORK
    Create a designated work space and set goals each morning.
  • UNWIND
    Catch up on books, films and shows you’ve wanted to enjoy.
  • AVOID
    Don’t use alcohol, tobacco or other drugs to cope with stress.
  • CARE
    Don’t neglect existing or new health problems, seek care.
  • MIND
    If stress seems overwhelming, be sure to seek help from a licensed mental health professional. 

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