BePure Stress Toolkit
Stress in inevitable throughout life. Rather than planning to avoid stress, here is a toolkit with some ideas for how to best manage stressors that may pop up along the way.
When we are stressed, our sympathetic nervous system is activated—we're in fight or flight mode. The following are five strategies to support our body in easing down that stress response and getting back into 'rest and digest' mode where we can think more clearly, and feel more relaxed.
1. Deep Belly Breathing
Relaxing on command is a very tall ask, but by making a deliberate effort to breath deeply and slowly, we can physiologically communicate to our body that we are safe and can relax. The box breathing method is a simple and effective trick to have up your sleeve- ready to deploy during times of stress.
Magnesium is a calming mineral—think of it like nature's chill pill. BePure Magnesium Restore contains magnesium in a high strength, bioavailable form - bisglycinate, which supports your body in relaxing without feeling sleepy so it's handy for taking at any time of the day.
Having energy is essential for managing stressors effectively. When we get our ~8 hours of quality sleep each night, we are physiologically in a better place to cope with any stress we may encounter.
BePure Deep Sleep is a blend of nutrients and herbs formulated to support the calming and relaxation of our bodies and minds, supporting us to fall and stay asleep with ease and wake up feeling refreshed and restored.
4. Connecting With a Friend
Humans are tribal by nature. Way, way, way back when… being in a community was essential for our survival. We're wired to seek this sense of security through close social connections. Spending time with people we love communicates to our nervous system that we are safe.
5. Go for a Walk
Moving our body, especially outdoors in nature, is incredibly restorative. Just going for a ten minute walk around the block can help nurture our nervous system and clear our mind. Of course it won't fix all of our problems, but it will put us in a better position to manage them.
Everything is interlinked. When we manage stress, we don't only feel more at ease, but the rest of our body benefits from the reduced cortisol levels. Check out the 5 health benefits of reduced stress here.