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April is Stress Awareness Month!

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Stress can have a huge impact on our lives, both mentally and physically. Sometimes we don’t even realize how much our stress is affecting us. San Luis Sports Therapy – Paso Robles wants to help you become AWARE of stress that may be affecting your way of life and take ACTION on those stressors so you can LIVE IT UP!

AWARENESS

AAA” of Stress Awareness & Management
Assess your stress levels. Click HERE for a Perceived Stress Scale worksheet and HERE for a the Holmes-Rahe Life Stress Inventory worksheet.

Acknowledge PHYSICAL and MENTAL stress symptoms.

PHYSICAL

-Muscle Tension, general aches and pains
-Headaches
-Stress related fatigue
-Weight loss or gain

MENTAL

-Emotional: Moody, easily agitated, overwhelmed, difficulty relaxing & quieting your mind, feeling down, depressed or hopeless.
-Cognitive: Forgetfulness, disorganization, racing thoughts.
-Behavioral: Feeling little interest or pleasure in doing things, procrastinating, avoiding.

ACTION

Act – Counterbalance stress with physical activity and Movement For Life!

Schedule daily self-care: 5-10 minutes of focused breathing, general relaxation techniques. Go for a walk. 10 minute bouts three times a day.
Schedule a complementary strategy session with SLST-Paso. Our certified Personal Trainer, Tammy Motley, will review your medical history with you. From this information an appropriate physical activity plan will be established, customized for you, to meet your goals.

San Luis Sports Therapy- Paso Robles
1345 Park St
Paso Robles, CA 93446
(805) 226-0975
http://slstpaso.com
info@slstpaso.com

Providing movement for life because
movement is living


 


So much more than
your traditional gym membership