Today we will explore five ways to overcome high stress by taking care of yourself. There really is no reason to spiral into that place of fear that makes people into beasts, is there? And when you let stress take over, things just do not work right.

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Main topic of the Show: Episode 282:Taking Care of You – 5 Ideas to Overcome High Stress

Five Ideas to Overcome High Stress

  1. Create time for yourself to enjoy and encourage your family to do the same – schedule this
  2. Do something for someone who needs help
  3. Regular Exercise – away from news and chatter
  4. Give yourself time to be scared, mourn, etc – then work to let it go
  5. Learn something new

Make it a great week!

Song: 911 – by Sauce (An exploration of the heaviness, news chatter, and societal response to 911.)

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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