Are you aware that April is National Stress Awareness Month? Job related stress costs American businesses billions of dollars a year, and while not all stress is bad, it can take a physical and mental toll on your health if it goes unmanaged.
Some stress is good for us, because it provides energy and keeps us aware of everything going on in our lives. But even though stress is a daily occurrence, it’s important to keep it in check.
According to WomensHealth.gov evidence suggests that physical activity triggers new cell growth in the brain, increases mood-enhancing neurotransmitters and endorphins, reduces stress, and relieves muscle tension, all things that can have a positive effect on depression. So, in knowing this information it makes it even more important to, GET MOVING, in order to effectively manage stress.
Until Next Time…BE SAFE…BE WELL!
Lisa Gail Huber, CWWS
Certified Worksite Wellness Specialist