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November 22, 1990

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4C The Mountain Messenger, Tuesday, November 22, 1990 your ~What's your"Stress I.Q?" Between elves+ Here's a quick quiz from the shopping, entertaining, traffic and Alma5 Stress Information Council to crowds, holiday hustle and bustle heJp you test your holiday Stress can stress out even the mellowest of I+Q.: Sleigh bells ring, are you listening 'in the lane snows a glistenin' A beautiful sight we're happy , in a winter wonderland NUMBER ONE WORLDWIDE for a D24 w/case $309.95 The Stihl chain saw you get this Christmas to cut the Yule log and keep the woodpile stocked will be doing the same job next year, and the next, and the next,,, it's the best gift you could get, Or give. EVERYTHING YOU HEAR ABOUT THEM IS TRUE. RODGERS' FAIRLEA EQUIP. CO. GMC - SUBARU 645-2400 season s I. How do you define "stress"? A. Developing Santa's budget B. Visiting relatives C. Cooking for 40 D+ Finding a holiday beauty look 2. How do you deal with holiday stress? A+ Increase therapy sessions B. Tough workout+ C. Sink into a good book D. Party hopping VISITING SANTA C. Social events D. Fitting into your party dress 4. Hov~ does holiday stress attack your body? A. Skin breakouts B. Headaches C. Muscle tension D. Fatigue 5. How would you redesign the holi- day to lessen stress? A. Eliminate the season B. Party less C. Hire a holiday personal shopper D. Party more Mostly A responses: Time to re- evaluate your lifestyle and leave stress behind. 1Vlostly B responses: Get off the rollercoaster and relax. Mostly C responses: Keep doing what you're doing. It works. Mostly D responses: You will never be accused of being stressed. For a weekly professional tip to help combat stress, call Almay's toll- free Stress Helpline at 1-800-99- ALMAY. Or write for a free book- let--"Tips for Coping with Stress"-- by sending a stamped, self-addressed (#10) envelope to: Almay Stress Booklet, 625 Madison Avenue. 8th Floor, New York, NY 10022. Almay offers a complete line of stress prod- ucts to help your skin fight the effects of environmental stress. T REa S Craft Supplies, Ready Made Gifts & Baskets, Custom Sewing, Fabric & Threads, Sewing & Crafts Library 157 Seneca "IPail, Fairlea 645-3956 Make It A Makita Christmas Handy Man In Your Life ' I I ,,=,..,mo0oV d, Reclpro Saw, Variable Speed II IIII I II I I I .ow s110.50 i-.--.--.-- IFitness for the holidays... The holiday season is upon us and ty and reduced muscle with it the excitement, fun and, all too benefits are exactly the often, the tension of seasonal demands, of the common It seems that there are never enough One theory su hours in the day to share the holiday activity in reducing stress spirit with fi'iends and family, or to fit cise burns up the in our regular workouts. Between by the body when it's shopping malls, parties, office func- Possibly, the person tions and community events, it's easy better able to to leave our commitment to exercise ucts. Or perhaps, stressful behind in the wake of the season's not represent as much jubilation, letic person as they do In making your personal choices this season, The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports suggests that you consider the increasing evi- dence in support of exercise as a means of reducing stress and promoting relax- ation. The holidays may just be a time Runners have long when you need exercise the most. "runner's high" feeling their workouts. This ha= Compared to the physical benefits of the production of exercise, such as reduced body fat and body's natural pain killerSl increased flexibility, strength and during Iongterm endurance, the psychological rewards which cause an overall of exercise are elusive Regular exer- being. cisers report a variety of benefits, such "Whether you are as feeling better, improved sleep pat- short-term effects of a terns and less tension, depression and reducing your daily a] anxiety. However, these testimonies are longterm effects of often difficult to quantify and docu- your body better able ment. Research is just now catching up stress before it builds to the many personal claims that physi- your exercise during cal activity and fitness reduce stress, will help. When you feel stressed, you are reacting to the world around you and your body prepares itself to deal with the cause. Your heart rate and blood pressure increase, muscles tighten and you may get headaches and back pain. Related emotional tensions such as irritability, anger and depression often follow. Exactly how physical activity relieves stress is not completely under- stood. But, consider the responses to regular exercise--reduced heart rate and blood pressure, increased flexibili- Share t pirit~ with us! ,~ OPENHOUSE J 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ';'.' 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