Take a load off – 7 best ways to manage stress

Stress is an inevitable factor in our modern lifestyles. The problem is, relentless or repeated exposure to stress can cause severe wear and tear on our bodies and minds.

When our stress response systems are activated continuously, our cortisol levels stay elevated for longer than necessary. Placing us at a higher risk of developing anxiety, depression and insomnia, as well as some serious health concerns including high blood pressure and heart disease.