How Stress Affects Heart Health
How can I cope with stress and be positive? Certain techniques can definitely help:
Healthy eating habits: Avoid smoking, drinking alcohol and other addictions.
Regular physical activities: Breathing exercises like Pranayam help reduce stress. Even taking deep breaths during acute stress helps.
Sufficient physical rest: Good sleep and relaxation techniques help. Keep expectation to minimum, plan your activities or important work in advance, set realistic goals and very importantly learn to accept defeats and learn to say NO to others when you feel that necessary.