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Make Stress Reduction Your Superpower

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How can you optimize your brain chemistry?

Call upon a practical, science-driven toolkit for dialing down stress and anxiety in everyday life. Simple, proven steps can lower stress and strengthen your brain's capacity for reason.

SCIENCE SAYS:

Too much stress elevates levels of noradrenaline (norepinephrine). Essential to the fight or flight response, this neurotransmitter disrupts brain functions when levels are too high. But breath controls these levels – just 30 seconds of long, slow breathing can lower your noradrenaline.

BEGIN BY:

  • Seeking out positive ways to connect with others
  • Creating an antidote for burnout with achievable goals and benchmarks for rewards
  • Practicing self-affirmation: Remember your values and who you are in difficult times
  • Starting new tasks by breathing: Breathe in to the count of 5, and out to the count of 6

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