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NATIONAL STRESS AWARENESS DAY – First Wednesday in November

NATIONAL STRESS AWARENESS DAY – First Wednesday in November

NATIONAL STRESS AWARENESS DAY

National Stress Awareness Day on the first Wednesday in November aims to identify and reduce the stress factors in your life.

Everyone has stress. Some stress is good for us. It helps us to respond to changes in life. Stress is our body’s way protecting itself from harm. However, too much stress causes harm to our health and relationships.

Identifying the stressors impacting our physical and mental health is important. Sometimes, health problems are the cause. But our health can also be affected by external stressors such as physical abuse, stressful work environments, financial stress, or other family health issues.

Once we identify the causes of stress in our lives, we can begin to eliminate or reduce the stress. Some tools that help with stress include:

  • Develop coping skills for anxiety.
  • Identify and let go of the things you cannot change.
  • Exercise helps us to let go of built-up anxiety.
  • Eating a balanced diet fuels our bodies so we’re able to better cope with stress.

HOW TO OBSERVE #StressAwarenessDay

Develop a routine to help you lessen your tension. Go for a walk, do some deep breathing, get some exercise or a massage or take a long, relaxing bath. Post your ideas using #StressAwarenessDay on social media.

NATIONAL STRESS AWARENESS DAY HISTORY

Carole Spiers, Chair of International Stress Management Association, founded National Stress Awareness Day.

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DATES
6 November 2019
4 November 2020
3 November 2021
2 November 2022
1 November 2023
6 November 2024
5 November 2025
4 November 2026
3 November 2027
1 November 2028
7 November 2029

 

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