Stress is a part of most people's lives, and when left unmanaged, it can come with consequences like chronic illness or unhealthy drug use. By following just a few accessible practices, you can reduce stress and improve the quality of your life.
Identify What Factors Cause You Stress
Determine what's stressing you out in the first place. Once you understand what triggers your stress, you can make changes to relieve it and maybe avoid it in the future.
Just Say No
In some cases, the best thing you can do to reduce stress is to say no. No, you can't take on more work or no, you can't do it all. The family needs to pitch in and do some of the housework. Create solutions that address problems like a chart for chores that your family can follow.