HeartMath – biofeedback from your phone! Basically this will tell you if you’re stressed or not, how simple is that. Check it out here!
Magnesium – Stress can cause magnesium depletion and a lack of magnesium magnifies stress. Magnesium is one of the most important mineral in the body and over 80% of the population is deficient in magnesium affecting the whole body. It’s a great idea to supplement with at least 300mg/day.
Supine Goal Post Position – lying on your back, bend your elbows and rest them on the floor (in a goal post position), place a pillow under the pelvis/low back so it’s higher than the head. This position helps reduce your level of cortisol by 30%, Wow!
Get Adjusted – chiropractic adjustments help your nervous system switch from the sympathetic or ‘fight or flight’ mode to the parasympathetic mode which is relaxation, healing, digestion, and rest.
Deep Breathing – sounds simple but it is actually very effective for reducing stress. A quick easy breathing exercise to do daily is: Practice taking 5 deep breaths, breathing in for 5 seconds and out for 5 seconds, 5 times a day!
Meditation – almost any form of meditation helps reduce stress! If you don’t have a meditation practice a great way to get started is to listen to a guided meditation.
Exercise – all-natural, effective, and cost-efficient way of decreasing stress. Even as little as 10 minutes a day reduces cortisol levels, increases endorphins and can help you sleep better.
Acupuncture – this ancient healing modality helps to normalize stress hormone levels leaving you feeling calmer, more relaxed and less stressed.