Just Another Manic Monday

stretchIt’s Monday, time to get your work week started.  Here at Emerald we know there can be stressors that put a bump in the road – Emerald’s De-Stressing Tip of the Week is: Stretch Your Arms to the Sky!

Why It’s Supposed to Work: If your job requires you to sit all day, standing up, stretching your arms and spreading your fingers toward the ceiling can fill your body with mood-boosting endorphins, making you feel happy and free, says Dr. Arvon. To get the most out of this de-stressor, Jane Ehrman, a behavioral health specialist at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute, suggests taking a full breath as you reach up and slowly exhaling as you bring your arms down.

Here are some more tips if it’s just one of those weeks…  http://shine.yahoo.com/healthy-living/10-stressing-methods-put-test-183500959.html


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