Winter is a season where people tend to feel more stressed and depressed due to the shorter days and lower temperatures. Many people stay indoors more, resulting in unintentional isolation. This Mind-Body Wellness Day, take steps to get out and break that winter slump.
What is “Mind-Body Wellness”?
“Mind-Body Wellness” has been around for thousands of years. It is the relationship between one’s thoughts and feelings and how they impact physical health. An example of this mind-body connection is how the body responds to stress. Constant stress over jobs, finances, or other problems can cause tense muscles, pain, headaches, and stomach problems. It may also lead to high blood pressure or other serious issues.
Achieving “Mind-Body Wellness”:
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