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Rev. Jessica Johansson

Five Simple Self-Care Strategies to Help You Cope with Stress


How are you feeling today? Are you feeling stressed out? If so, you’re not alone. Stress is a part of life, and it can be challenging to cope with sometimes. That’s why it’s important to have self-care strategies in place that can help you manage your stress levels.

This blog post will discuss five simple self-care strategies for coping during stressful times.

If you’re feeling stressed, one of the best things you can do is take a step back and assess the situation. What is causing you stress? Is there anything you can do to change the situation? If not, that’s okay. Just acknowledging the source of your stress can be helpful in itself. Once you’ve identified the basis of your stress, it’s time to start implementing some self-care strategies.


One of the best things you can do for yourself is to exercise. Exercise releases endorphins, which have mood-boosting effects. Taking a brisk walk, going for a run, or even doing some at-home exercises can help you feel better physically and mentally.


In addition to exercise, another self-care strategy that can be helpful is relaxation. Relaxation techniques like yoga, meditation, and deep breathing can help you reduce stress and anxiety. If you’re not sure how to get started with relaxation, plenty of resources are available online or through your local library.

Connect with Loved Ones

Another self-care strategy that can be helpful is to connect with loved ones. Whether you stay in touch via text, social media, or in person, quality time with loved ones is always beneficial. Spending time with people who make you feel good can help reduce stress levels.

Make Time for Yourself

Finally, one of the most important self-care strategies is to make time for yourself. This may look different for everyone, but it’s essential to find something that brings you joy and stick with it. Whether it’s reading, taking a bubble bath, or going for a walk, carve out some time each day to do something that makes you happy.

Implementing self-care strategies can be helpful when you’re feeling stressed. Remember to exercise, relax, connect with loved ones, and make time for yourself. These strategies will help you cope during stressful times.


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