Exercises to help you relieve stress

Exercises to help you relieve stress

These five exercises will help you reduce stress. 

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Mental health distress is on the rise in the country. 

Stress is normally triggered by things such as being under lots of pressure, facing big changes or worrying about something. 

Many South Africans have been under stress following the coronavirus that keeps taking the lives of thousands of people around the country.  The past days have also seen the country deal with violence and looting. Apart from that, the weak economy, high unemployment rate, and crime have also affected the mental wellness of many. 

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All these factors continue to rob South Africans of enjoying peace. 

According to Mayoclinic, almost any form of exercise or movement can increase your fitness level while decreasing your stress.

The below video shows exercises you can do to lower your stress levels.

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