I try not too think about it…
I'm trying to be active by performing a daily 7 minutes workout. Also having a dog adds at least 1 hour of activity on my daily schedule. Furthermore, I decided back in November last year to change my diet by consulting a dietitian...
My son finally had his eye removed today so been long emotional day but I have to say he is my hero…
Also, there were over 20 answers in our VHL Canada Peer Community that indicated that many people practiced some sort of self-care or stress management. For example: Social support (family, friends, others, professional); Doing my own research. Info about the actual condition; Exercise (different types and intensities); Volunteer or helping others; Stress relaxation techniques
VHL Alliance patient handbook: it's inevitable with anyone, particularly someone, directly or indirectly, impacted by a long-term medical condition such as VHL. Unfortunately, the nonstop stress of modern life (particularly when dealing with a long-term medical condition) means that the alarm system rarely shuts off..
Chronic stress not only has detrimental effects on our physical health, but also has a large impact on mental health... (Centre for Studies in Human Stress, Canada)
Professional and self-help ways to calm emotional roller-coaster (behavioural health psychiatrist, US)
Dealing with psychological stress (National Cancer Institute, US)