We recognize that building employee engagement begins with leadership and that over the last 12 months, many leaders have been challenged to the max. In fact, 2020 stressed each of us in ways we could not have imagined. While 2021 promises to be an improvement for most of us, stress continues to be a daily challenge.
It’s important to acknowledge stress so you can reduce it or cope with it a little better. You may not be able to change the stressors in your life, but if you can manage the impact on your body better, then you’ll stay healthier and more able to handle its negative impacts on your health.
Stress affects our bodies in countless ways, just to name a few – stress increases cortisol production associated with weight gain, an inability to lose weight or gain muscle and premature aging. Stress also decreases nutrient absorption and destroys gut health. Need we go on?
Since we can’t always control the stress in our lives, the goal is to reduce the experience of stress by even 1%. Here are a few ways you can do that, starting now:
If you feel too stressed to relax and you know it’s affecting your health, your weight and your energy levels, feel free to contact our strategic partner at email@example.com to talk further about how to reduce or cope better with your life’s stressors.