According to the American Psychological Association, 70% of women make a bee-line for fast-acting, unhealthy stress solutions. Next time, try one of these:
Tempted to … Dig into a bag of chips?
Try this instead … Grab a handful of almonds. The omega-3s in nuts may help keep stress hormones such as cortisol in check. Other foods to try? Oatmeal (it boosts the calming brain chemical serotonin). Oranges (the vitamin C counters stress hormones).
Tempted to … Swig an energy drink? [Read more…] about Outsmart Stress Traps & Find Healthy Solutions!