Archive for June, 2011
Everyone has their own little quirks for dealing with stress. Maybe you take a walk or listen to music to mellow out. While these are both great ways to deal with stress, you may find it handy that there are a few foods you can eat that also help you get through the day!
An article from Men’s Health talks about 7 foods that fight stress, but I listed the 7 step short version (made into a story) for those who are too stressed to click another link.
- Let’s say you are stuck in traffic or in a highly annoying situation that you cannot control. For this type of scenario, it is suggested that a skim-milk chai latte and half a bagel with cream cheese will provide some energy and make you less cranky.
- Now that you have made it to work after the long hour wait in traffic, you need to prepare for your BIG presentation to your boss. Feeling a little nervous? Having the glass of milk will help calm your body, so you can proceed like a pro!
- After your awesome presentation, your boss invites you to lunch. Palms sweating, you flip though the menu trying to decide on what to eat. It is suggested that eating a salad with chicken or fish will actually help feel better and less nervous.
- The lunch went well, but your boss asked you to to present another presentation to a major client. After returning to work, you start to feel sick and overcome with stress. Surprisingly, having some Peanut M&Ms will help keep you focused, so dig out those dollars and head to the vending machine. Read the rest of this entry »