Healthy Mind + Healthy Body = Healthy Business
Stress is difficult for scientists to define because it is a subjective sensation associated with varied symptoms that differ for each of us. In addition, stress is not always a synonym for distress. Situations like a steep roller coaster ride that cause fear and anxiety for some can prove highly pleasurable for others. Winning a race or election may be more stressful than losing but this is good stress.
Increased stress increases productivity – up to a point, after which things rapidly deteriorate, and that level also differs for each of us. It’s much like the stress or tension on a guitar string. Not enough produces a dull raspy sound and too much an irritating screech or snaps the string – but just the correct degree of stress creates a beautiful tone. We all have to find the right amount of stress that permits us to make pleasant music in our daily lives. Utilize and transform stress so that it will make you more productive and less self-destructive.
Thinking about a link between your body and mind is startling. Your mind is tightly connected to the wellbeing of your physical body. When you feel stressed, your immune system can suffer. When you allow tension to distract you from making positive choices, your health will deteriorate. You have the power to avoid stress triggers and focus on positive lifestyle choices that will improve your physical and mental health!
Stress comes in three forms: Emotional, Physical and Chemical
Listed below are a few examples:
Reduce the Stress
When feeling stressed, your nervous system releases a flood of stress hormones, including cortisol and adrenaline. These hormones can cause higher blood pressure, shortness of breath, tightening muscles and a rapid heartbeat. When your body is preoccupied with stress, there is little energy remaining to sustain a healthy immune system. Chronic stress leads to many health problems. Below are some staggering statistics reflecting the role stress can play with your physical health:
Some of the best ways to prevent chronic stress are getting plenty of sleep, exercising regularly, and maintaining a healthy, balanced diet. It is unrealistic to expect optimal performance from your brain when it is deprived of critical nutrients. Your performance, thoughts, feelings, and behavior are all affected by the health of your brain.
Here are some excellent foods for maintaining a healthy mind:
Job stress is very costly with the price tag for U.S. industry estimated at over $300 billion annually due to: Presenteeism, Accidents, Absenteeism, Employee turnover, Diminished productivity, Direct medical, Legal, and Insurance costs, Workers' compensation awards as well as TORT (Punitive Damages) and FELA (Personal Injury) judgments.
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