In Response to STRESS we ALLHAVE IT;HOW DO YOU DEAL (w/ it)?:
I fnd that certain ypesof( calming) music helps sipping a cuppah ot tea helps eating yummy cookies or chocolate helps too. Here is a new(to me) idea to help : "Walnut Omega-3s May Help Body Better Handle Stress For many of us, the stress of April 15th can send blood pressure soaring. Eating foods that support rather than undermine the body's ability to respond to stress can make a big difference, as scientists are currently discovering. For example, Penn State researchers looked into how a diet rich in walnuts (including walnut oil) might affect stress markers. Twenty-two adults with high cholesterol were fed various amounts of walnuts over the course of six weeks, then were measured for blood pressure responses to stress -- in this case they were either required to give a speech or had their feet plunged into ice water (almost as bad as Tax Day!). The result: The walnut munchers enjoyed a milder stress reaction, as measured by a smaller change in blood pressure and heart rate"
Posted by Ann N
I must thank you for all the wonderful, insightful questions and surveys. I wish we were neighbors. You have a definite good outlook on life. I look forward to your next chat.