What things can I do to reduce stress while fighting cancer?
Try these tips:
- Keep a positive attitude.
- Accept that there are events you cannot control.
- Be assertive instead of aggressive. "Assert" your feelings, opinions, or beliefs instead of becoming angry, combative, or passive.
- Exercise regularly
- Eat well-balanced meals
- Rest and sleep. Your body needs time to recover from stressful events.
- Don't rely on alcohol or drugs to reduce stress.
From: Coping With Cancer
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