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Many of us have so many responsibilities in life that we forget to take care of ourselves. Being able to maintain your stress level will not only improve the quality of your work, but will improve the quality of your life.

Practical tips and coping strategies to EASE stress:

 

Rest: Being well rested will enable you to respond to stressful situations.

 

Nutrition: Sugar and caffeine should be limited. A good balanced breakfast with protein can help you start the day calmly.

 

Relaxation techniques: It is never too late to start a new relaxation technique. EASE offers relaxation audio clips you can do at your desk; they can be found on the LACOE website:

 

http://www.lacoe.edu/Home/EASE/AudioClips.aspx

 

Learning stress management and relaxation techniques is important. Proper stress management and relaxation can lead to numerous health benefits.

 

Remember, EASE is a resource that can be used to handle stress as well. 800-882-1341

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