5 Tips on Stress Relief


Recap of Workshop at Indigo Yoga Studio @ May 13, 2017

Stress Statistics by Statistic Brain Research Institute

Top 3 Causes of Stress:

  1. Job Pressure
  2. Money
  3. Health
  • People who regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress: 77%

    And they experienced the following:

    • Fatigue 51%
    • Headache 44%
    • Upset stomach 34%
  • People who regularly experience psychological symptoms caused by stress: 73%

    And they experienced the following:

    • Irritability or anger 50%
    • Feeling nervous 44%
    • Lack of energy 45%

Stress is the major factor in women’s health because it disrupts our hormones.

New evidence may explain why work stress, family stress or other emotional stressors may harm women more than men. And it doesn’t have to do with mental toughness — rather, it’s biology – Fox News.

Job Stress Could Raise Women’s Heart Attack Risk By 70% nearly 40% more likely to have other cardiovascular traumas, such as a stroke – The Huffington Post .

Being Very Busy > Screw with Stress Hormone > Overall hormonal Health Declined > Long-term Wellness Worsened > Disease

Look Out for the Warning Signs:

  • Changes in your menstrual cycle
  • Chronic Stress, anxiety, panic attacks, irritability, mood swings or depression
  • Weight gain around your middle
  • Insomnia
  • Digestive complaints like diarrhea or constipation, even when you eat a perfect diet
  • Headaches or acne associated with your period
  • Hot flashes, night sweats or vaginal dryness

Which Big Disease are you headed for?

  • Heart attacks, especially for women
  • Thyroid issues of all kinds
  • Fertility issues
  • Low immunity, which means increased likelihood of autoimmune disorders
  • Osteoporosis
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Adrenal burnout/fatigue
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Panic attacks
5 Tips on Stress Relief:
  1. Go to bed before 10 pm.
  2. Wake up around 6 am. Pranayama and move your entire body for 20 minutes.
  3. Eat at the same time every day and let dinner be a lighter, earlier affair.
  4. Meditate daily for at least minutes.
  5. Abhyanga (self-massage)

These tips are part of Vibrant Health program which is covered by most health insurance plan if you are a resident in Ontario, Canada.