family-457235 1280

You have heard the notion before that if you don’t take care of yourself; you will not be in good shape to take care of those around you. Whether you are caring for your family, an elder or sick loved one, stress can quickly build-up in our fast paced environments. The Family Chiropractic and Spinal Health Care Center in Ramsey, NJ can help you ease away your tensions physically but there are many ways our staff recommends stress reduction to ensure optimum health and wellbeing.

“It is important to avoid depression that can occur from too much stress,” said Dr. Moe Abtahi. He said, “Simple exercise that incorporates proper breathing from walking to yoga is a fast way to gain relief, and if you can play a little music during the exercise, even better!”

The Dalai Lama has stated, “Sleep is the best meditation,” and we agree that both getting the right amount of sleep and meditating are important ways to renew one’s mental, physical and emotional states.

When you are rushing about, try to maintain a sense of humor in the process. The physical act of laughing increases joy, releases endorphins, reduces stress, makes social connections, and simply makes you feel better. Best of all, all of these methods come from within and there is no expense involved. Dr. Abtahi states, “Eat properly, get your rest, and laugh as much as possible – in fact, let it all out!”