Cortisol, aptly named the "stress hormone" plays a crucial role in our body's functions, its overdrive can lead to chronic stress. 

Cortisol, produced by the adrenal glands atop our kidneys 

Far from being the villain, it regulates metabolism, reduces inflammation, aids memory formation, and manages stress. 

Six Habits for Cortisol Control: A Human-Friendly Guide  1.Embrace the Power of Sleep

2. Regular exercise, be it a brisk walk, yoga, or a dance session, acts as a potent stress buster. 

3.Deep breathing exercises, progressive muscle relaxation, yoga, and meditation can significantly lower cortisol levels. 

4. Understand what truly stresses you out, differentiating between immediate threats and prolonged concerns. 

5. Engage in hobbies that bring joy and calmness.  

6. Strong social connections are a cornerstone of stress resilience.