Unfortunately, even being the healthiest eater in the world can not entirely counteract the impact stress has on the body. Stress can cause illness, disease, and simply take your energy away. It depresses the immune system, wreaks havoc within your endocrine system, and sends your body into a tailspin. 

One of the most important things you can do for yourself and your health is to de-stress. There are of course many different ways to do that. Here are some suggestions:
· Give yourself the gift of Reiki. (Carole Duva and Denise Mirante here at South Bay Wellness, are two of the most gifted Reiki Masters I know).
· Find something you enjoy… AND DO IT!
· Engage in regular exercise. This can include things such as yoga and pilates. 
· Stop, breathe and smile.
· Engage in talk therapy to work through issues that require resolution. In fact, we have some of the best therapists on Long Island here at South Bay Wellness. They are just a phone call away (1-855-55B-WELL ext. 101)
· Take time for yourself. Put it on your calendar and make it happen. 
· Remove tension in the body with a Myofascial Release treatment. Vincent Glasser is South Bay Wellness’ resident expert Myofascial Release therapist. He is masterful at helping the body release stress and tension. Be sure to see his section of this book as well. 

© Danielle Zanzarov * South Bay Wellness 

Danielle Zanzarov is the co-founder of South Bay Wellness. She is a Certified Nutritional Consultant and a Quantum Reflex Analysis Practitioner. She is also board certified by the American Association of Drugless Pracititioners. You can learn more about Danielle on her bio page or check out some of her service pages including Nutritional Consultations and Weight Release Programs.