Nothing Here To Stress About
I’d just like to stress that even though it’s often stressed that stressing about stress is more of a stress than the original stress that caused your stress, it should be stressed that it’s quite stressful for some to have it stressed to them that they shouldn’t stress about their stress, as they’re already so so stressed that it’s hard not to stress even about stress, and so rather than stressing over not stressing, it helps to de-stress by doing things that lower stress so you’ll be naturally less stressed, even about the stress. I cannot stress this enough!
I have experimented with many stress reduction techniques. Here are some of them.
1. Increase daily salt consumption.
2. Consume lots of sugar from sweet ripe fruits, fruit juice, milk, honey, and white sugar – if you’re brave, try a coke.
3. Drink coffee with plenty of sugar – and milk if you like – or have it with a meal.
3.5. Avoid all polyunsaturated fats, including fish oil.
4. Limit consumption of difficult-to-digest fibrous and starchy foods (like seeds, nuts, beans, legumes and undercooked grains and vegetables) filled with stress-promoting unsaturated fats and other toxic substances.
5. Epsom salt baths, coffee and cocoa are effective sources of magnesium.
6. Cook starches (e.g. potatoes) very well and eat them with coconut oil or butter – try limiting your intake.
7. Eat smaller amounts regularly to keep blood sugar stable throughout the day.
8. Always have plenty of sugar (fruit, juice, honey or white sugar, etc., maybe some well-cooked potato) when you eat protein. And a ratio of somewhere between 2 and 4:1 is a good starting point.
9. Try to increase your daily calorie intake gradually.
10. Get plenty of exposure to daylight, and use candles or incandescent globes for evening light.
11. Have a daily sliced carrot salad with salt, vinegar, coconut, or a little olive oil.
12. Learn to use pulse and temperature to measure stress and metabolism.
13. Have a salty, sugary drink (for example, milk with a few pinches of salt and lots of added sugar or honey) before bed – and one ready in case you awaken during the night.
14. Try adding regular bag breathing to your repertoire.
15. Aspirin, niacinamide (B3), and glycine are a few substances used to protect against stress.
It is not a prescription or protocol nor a complete list. But experimenting with some (or all) of the above ideas can have powerfully beneficial effects, eventually leading to significant improvements in stress resistance and overall health.
Of course, many factors – aside from dietary – impact overall stress levels, and some are more difficult to regulate than others.
Many environmental stressors are unnoticeable or, at the very least unavoidable. It is only sometimes practical or even possible to move.
It can be challenging to attempt to keep stressful social situations at arm’s length, although some strategies (as well as practices) can be beneficial.
On top of all this, some are more susceptible to the damaging effects of exposure to stress. And it is simply because of their specific – in some circumstances inherited – sensitivities that can develop and worsen over time.
One of the great things about dietary experimentation is that it can be possible (at least to some extent) to control the variables. With a few simple tools and an awareness of the significance of changing symptoms, you can measure the effectiveness of different foods (and food combinations) to protect from stress and disease.
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