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THE BIG ‘S’-THE SILENT KILLER

7 Simple ways to keep yourself at low-risk While heart disease, stroke, lower respiratory infections and cancer are among the leading causes of death in the world, there is one other most deadly and more so because you don’t see it coming unless you’re paying attention and sought intervention. What is this silent killer? It’s the giant ‘S’. No, it’s not that one. It’s stress! Though we have ‘Eu-stress’ and ‘Di-stress’, one is beneficial stress and the other is not. Being in a constant state of distress triggers an overreaction in your body in order to frantically and successfully regain and maintain the body’s equilibrium. Sometimes, this doesn’t happen and without a positive supportive buffer, this can be dangerous. Since mental health and medical professionals have sensitized us as to the deadly effects of stress, let’s begin to actively do something about it. Understanding the crippling financial position of many individuals, I compiled a list of strategies that require absolutely no money. Here’s what you do: Be your own fan. Put an end to hoarding negative thoughts about yourself. Deliberately replace these negative thoughts with positive ones. So start saying, “I am a great girl/guy and I can do this!”

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