This article has five ideas to help build your resilience against everyday stress and anxiety.


Asparagus is leading source of folic acid and B vitamins securing itself as a superfood. It also is one of the best vegetables to eat if you are suffering from anxiety. The folic acid, also known as folate, is thought to help reduce anxiety and strengthen against panic attacks.

Dark Chocolate

Organic dark chocolate has some essential nutrients and antioxidants that help reduce cortisol in the body. Cortisol is a stress hormone that can exacerbate anxiety and stress symptoms. Don’t overdo it though!


Any citrus food is often considered a superfood, including lemons, limes, grapefruits and oranges. With high amounts of vitamin C and antioxidants, good complex sugars as well as folate can all support a better wellbeing.


Lean protein Turkey meat is linked to happiness and relaxation due to its levels of acid tryptophan. This chemical helps to rest the mind and is part of the reason you may doze off after a Turkey dinner.  If you’re vegan or vegetarian, try beans, tofu, nuts, fish and eggs which also provide amino acids to help relaxation.

Green Tea

One of the healthiest drinks on the planet, Green Tea is full of antioxidants that help to boost your mood and help you relax.