This article provides a holistic perspective to stress management. It creates a basic overview on lifestyle practices that can assist in coping with stress. Areas that are touched upon include diet, spiritual practices, exercise and movement, breathing techniques, proper hydration and conscious eating practices. The article is useful for those beginning to embark on their self-care journey and can be used as a teaching tool or self-help guide. The article appeared in AHNA's 2010 winter edition of Beginnings. For more information on holistic nursing go to AHNA's website.
Citation: Thornton, L. (2010), Coping With Stress Holistically, Beginnings , 30(1)16-19.