Different stress relievers work for different people, so keep in mind this might take some experimenting. Many people have found meditation, yoga and acupuncture to be treatment modalities worth considering since they have numerous benefits for both body and mind. Other ways to help manage stress include spending time in nature, breathing techniques, exercising, praying, keeping a journal, reading, joining a support group, seeing a therapist and using essential oils for anxiety.
4. Getting Enough Sleep and Rest
Studies published in the International Journal for Clinical Rheumatology have shown that 53 percent to 80 percent of lupus patients have identified fatigue as one of their primary symptoms. (11) Because fatigue is a big obstacle for most people with lupus, taking measures to make sure you’re getting enough quality sleep every night and also rest during the day is important.