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Avoiding End Of Year Overwhelm

Avoiding End Of Year Overwhelm

10 Tips to avoid end of year overwhelm

It’s getting to that time of year where stress ramps up for many of us. Here are are tips to avoid becoming overwhelmed.

1. Quit Sugar

It artificially gives you a brief energy high, then you still come crashing down.  Which really mucks with your metabolism!

2. Take a Vitamin B Complex

Can Reduce Stress and Boost Mood

B-complex vitamins can improve general mental health and stress and enhanced performance on cognitive tests and reduce mental fatigue.

3. Take Magnesium

300 mg – 400 mg a day with plenty of water.
Magnesium can reduce muscle tightness and fatigue, reduce anxiety, reduce migraine symptoms, decrease the risk of Type 2 diabetes.

4. Get some professional help

Get some professional help for specific advice of on vitamins or medications for your naturopath or general practitioner

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5. Get adjusted

Getting adjusted can help your body switch from it’s Fight-or-Flight-or-Freeze state, to it’s rest-and-repair state.

Not to mention, relieving aches and pains.

6. Take a step back

If you are overwhelmed, stepping outside, stepping away and allowing yourself to reset can help

7. Breathe

Deep breathing slows yours physiology.To use the 4-7-8 technique, focus on the following breathing pattern:

  • empty the lungs of air
  • breathe in quietly through the nose for 4 seconds
  • hold the breath for a count of 7 seconds
  • exhale forcefully through the mouth for 8 seconds
8. Exercise
to at rate that is at least 70% of your max heart rate, a bit of a sweat, which in turn gives you a natural endorphin boost when you finish.
9. Stretch
for 10 minutes, slowly, reverse your typical posture
10. Ask yourself “Does it really have to happen now…or can it wait just a little while after your rested or feeling a bit better.”
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