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    How do our habits and choices relate to our physical health and our ability to manage stress?

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    Insel, P. M., & Roth, W. T. (2008). Core concepts in health (10th ed.). Boston: McGraw-Hill.

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    Our habits and choices are related to our physical health and ability to manage stress. For example, when we are stressed our bodies go into shut down mode. This affects our bodies physically and emotionally. Handling stress beings with focusing on ourselves. What a person can do to manage stress is get moving. Aerobic exercise and perspiring is an effective anti-anxiety treatment which lifts mood, increases energy, sharpens focus and relaxes the ...

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    The solution is comprised of examples on how our habits play a role in stress and physical health. Eating and sleep habits are play a role in reducing stress and our physical health.