Today ,I’m gonna discuss about stress management or how to relieve stress .
Yesterday we had discussed about stress (how stress affects your life).
Here are some simple ways to relieve stress and anxiety.
1. Maintain your daily routine :-
It is the best way to reduce your stress by planning your day properly. Each morning is a beginning of your day .if we plan our day from the beginning than there is no need to worry about entire day.Exercise is one of the most important things you can do to reduce stress.
It would might be difficult to start but once you start ,you will feel the difference. putting physical stress on your body through exercise can relieve mental stress.
The benefits are strongest when you exercise regularly. People who exercise regularly are less likely to experience anxiety than those who don’t exercise .
Here is a few reasons behind this
• Exercise can also improve your sleep quality, which can be negatively affected by stress and anxiety.
• When you exercise regularly, you may feel more confident in your body, which in turn promotes mental wellbeing.
• You can find an exercise activity you enjoy, such as walking, dancing, rock climbing or yoga.
• Walking on the green grass barefoot in your garden can reduce your mild headache and also reduce your stress.
Regular exercise can help lower stress and anxiety.
2. Light a Candle:-
Using essential oils or burning a scented candle may help reduce your feelings of stress and anxiety.Some scents are especially soothing. Here are some of the most calming scents:
Using scents to treat your mood is called aromatherapy. Several studies show that aromatherapy can decrease anxiety and improve sleep.Aromatherapy can help lower anxiety and stress. Light a candle or use essential oils to benefit from calming scents.
3.Decrease daily caffeine intake:-
Caffeine is a stimulant found in coffee, tea, chocolate and energy drinks. High doses can increase anxiety .People have different thresholds for how much caffeine they can tolerate.If you notice that caffeine makes you anxious, consider cutting back.
High quantities of caffeine can increase stress and anxiety. However, people’s sensitivity to caffeine can vary .
4.Write A journal:-
One way to handle stress is to write things down on your daily journal.this is the very effective formula .things ,thoughts which you can’t share with anyone those thoughts you can write in your journal otherwise they increase your stress. After that you will really feel relaxed and light .you don’t have to take so much weight of negative thoughts. Gratitude may help relieve stress and anxiety by focusing your thoughts on what’s positive in your life.Keeping a journal can help relieve stress and anxiety, especially if you focus on the positive.
5 .Spend Time With Your crazy funny friends and supportiveFamily:-
support from your Dear friends and loving ,caring family can help you get through stressful times .Being part of a friend network gives you a sense of belonging and self-worth, which can help you in tough times .Keep in mind that both men and women benefit from friendship.men and women with the fewest social connections were more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety .
Having strong social ties may help you get through stressful times and lower your risk of anxiety.so start making new friends and stay connected. Always keep in your mind, whenever you want support they always there for you.
6 .smile andLaugh:-
Smile laugh is a very good medicine for stress management .you instantly feel light and relaxed. It’s hard to feel anxious when you’re laughing. It’s good for your health .
In the long term, laughter can also help improve your immune system and mood.Try watching a funny TV show like Kapil Sharma .bhabiji ghar pe hain , laughter shows or hanging out with friends who make you laugh.Find the humor in everyday life, spend time with funny friends or watch a comedy show to help relieve stress.
7 . Hug ,kiss, cuddle:-
Cuddling, kissing, hugging can all help relieve stress.Positive physical contact can help lower blood pressure and heart rate, both of which are physical symptoms of stress.Positive touch from cuddling, hugging, kissing may help reduce stress.
8 . Listen to music daily:-
Listening to music can have a very relaxing effect on the body.Slow instrumental music can induce the relaxation.Some types of classical, and Indian music can be particularly soothing.Nature sounds can also be very calming.Listening to music you like can be a good way to relieve stress.
9 . Deep Breathing:-
Breathing exercises can reduce your stress ,calm your mood ,increase your concentration, increase glow on your face .There are several types of deep breathing exercises, including diaphragmatic breathing, abdominal breathing, belly breathing .
The goal of deep breathing is to focus your awareness on your breath, making it slower and deeper. When you breathe in deeply through your nose, your lungs fully expand and your belly rises.This helps slow your heart rate, allowing you to feel more peaceful.
10 .connect with nature :-
Spend time in nature may help reduce stress and improve your mood .you will never go wrong by spending time enjoying nature.my favourite time of year is autumn.the leaves on the tree reflect the brilliant colours of the season .it is the perfect time for long walks. Away from the noise of the city.i also love rainy season .rain always feel me alive ,fresh ,very peaceful.
11 .Learn to Say No:-
Take control over the parts of your life that you can change and are causing you stress.One way to do this may be to say no more often.This is especially true if you find yourself taking on more than you can handle, many responsibilities can leave you feeling overwhelmed.
Being selective about what you take on and saying no to things that will unnecessarily add to your load can reduce your stress levels.Try not to take on more than you can handle. Saying no is one way to control your stress.
12. See your day as your life:-
If you change you perspective to see the world or your life or anything else’s than your stress will automatically decrease .As you live your days ,so you live your life. It is easy to get to cought up in the trap of thinking that this day does not matter much given all the days that lie ahead of you .
But a great life is nothing more than a series of great days .think about it ,if you know that you have limited amount of time than how you react, how you feel ,your perspective to see the things will change positively.and your problems which induce your stress will looks small or nothing to you.