13 Calming Yoga Poses for Pageant Week Stress Relief
With months of preparation on the line, pageant week has the potential to send your stress levels through the roof. It’s so important to know how to cope with your stress to avoid excess tension in your body and to keep your focus on stage. Yoga has been used for centuries to promote a sense of calm and to relieve stress. Not only is it good for your mind, but it’s great for your body. Stress causes your body to release a hormone called cortisol. According to LiveStrong.com, this hormone…
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Physical symptoms of anxiety---Chronic worry and emotional stress can trigger a host of health problems. The problem occurs when fight or flight is triggered daily by excessive worrying and anxiety. The fight or flight response causes the body’s sympathetic nervous system to release stress hormones such as cortisol. These hormones can boost blood sugar levels and triglycerides (blood fats) that can be used by the body for fuel. The hormones also cause physical reactions.
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