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Body Awareness to Relieve Chronic Stress

When your brain perceives an event as stress, your body often reacts by becoming tense. Body awareness helps you recognize these physical feelings that indicate you're experiencing stress.

By developing an awareness of your body, you become your own stress monitor and can use other stress-coping techniques, such as: