Strengthen Your Support System

Posted 12/17/2012 | By HealthCorps

Quality social relationships can reduce stress and help you lead a more fulfilling life. Close family ties or friendships may also reduce physical manifestations of stress that can disrupt digestion, insulin regulation, and your immune system. The best part of all is that social support will benefit your loved one as well!

Research shows that the quality of the connection matters for stress reduction, so take some time to strengthen your most important relationships this week! Give an old friend a call, or build upon budding friendship by scheduling a fun activity.

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