How to “reboot” when you are overwhelmed
“Sleep that knits up the raveled sleeve of care… balm of hurt minds, great nature’s second course, chief nourisher in life’s feast.”
Shakespeare knew what he was talking about when he wrote those lines in the play Macbeth.
Yes, your posture is important even when you sleep. Lying on your back or side allows your head, neck and spine to relax into their natural alignment. Stomach sleeping places stress on your spine and is discouraged for back- and neck-pain suffers.
.. So, when researchers at the university were looking for a way of testing how exercise affects the body’s response to real-world stressors, they had a perfect population to study. Their results support a theory that, as your body learns to adapt to one form of stress (such as exercise), the benefits extend to other forms of stress (such as exams). And they add to growing evidence that stress management may be one of the key links between exercise and lower rates of heart disease