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Stress Savers for a Resilient Spirit

Try these simple lifestyle tips to help sustain you in times of physical or emotional stress.

Nourish Your Body

Start your day with a good, hearty breakfast—a bowl of whole grain cereal, a juicy orange or grapefruit, a banana, or fresh pineapple. Later in the day, enjoy a variety of crunchy raw vegetables and fiber-rich cooked vegetables, whole grains, and beans.

Fill up on delicious foods that are rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals at each meal.

Enjoy tantalizing fruits to satisfy your taste for sweets. Eat an apple, pear, orange, kiwi, mango, banana, some grapes, or some pineapple chunks. Sweeten your cereal with dried fruit, such as raisins, dates, or dried cherries.

Choose good fats, like walnuts, pecans, Brazil nuts, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, olives, and avocados. When you use oil, choose olive, soy, or canola.

Build a good defense. Get your vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals primarily from wholesome foods. If you take a supplement, choose a multiple vitamin with minerals

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About the author

Adapted from “Stress Savers in a Nutshell” by Vicki Griffin, director of Lifestyle Matters, an educational resource that produces materials designed to help you improve physical health, optimize mental function, overcome addictions, and discover the keys to wholeness of body, mind, and spirit.