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Stress is becoming a fear in society as it can affect on health. Somewhere competing with time, insecurity, concern, financial-work-family pressure, fear of what next build stress.
Here are some quick ways to ease the pressure and relieve stress:
Make time to switch off from the daily trials and tribulations and relax, become neutral at the time of relaxation. It’s like you need to put everything on flight mode as you are relaxing. Just shut the world out and do something you enjoy. Reading, playing a musical instrument, taking a relaxing bath with music and candles (and maybe a half-glass of wine) are all great ways to unwind and will be extremely beneficial to your mental health.
If you’re dealing with a stressful situation and you have a lot on your plate then it can be very hard to find solutions. Always try to keep yourself calm, just finish things you are into, never add things to it when it’s messed up situation, first come out of it. Never allow yourself to take out your frustration on someone. Understanding the moment as it’s building up, taking a quick tea/coffee break helps you to come back fresh and with right perspective. Never think that you can’t take quick break, take out time for it smartly. You’re caught up in the midst of a sandstorm and it is very difficult to see the way out. A good idea is to get some distance from your problems so you can gather your thoughts. If possible, take a day or even a weekend away from your usual surroundings, somewhere peaceful, and relax. Take a journal along so you can jot down any ideas. Distance away from problems can bring clarity and by relaxing, you’ll be calmer and solutions will come far easier than when you’re in the heat of battle.
One of the reasons people become stressed is because they are facing a change or even a number of changes to their lives. Change is a constant in life and refusing to accept change can cause stress levels to soar. When you are faced with a change, try to find the positives associated with change and embrace change instead of resisting it. Every change presents an opportunity for you to grow and there are always positives to find in even the most trying of circumstances. Change doesn’t bring stress, it’s all about how you react to change and no point reacting in a negative way, point to make it positive in all aspects.
There always seems to be an endless list of jobs that need to be done: repairs around the home, paperwork, car maintenance, throwing out junk and on and on! The more we put them off, the more the list grows and the more they contribute to your stress levels. So make a list of all of these chores and then schedule it. Spend time sorting out jobs with timeline to it. Try solving the smaller ones with bigger impacts first. This will help you lower the stress as you are finishing things much before time, you’ll realise how effective and industrious you can be when you apply the full force of your will to accomplish things.
Treat yourself to a pamper day. This is a day where you escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday living and enjoy some stress-free time. You’ll also feel great and give your well being a huge boost. On this day, have a light workout, a swim, a sauna, a Jacuzzi, a steam room. A massage would be nice and if you have access to one, a Turkish baths will give you an invigorating experience. Try to do this at least once a month, it is an excellent stress-buster.
Hope it will help you significantly to reduce your stress levels but they’ll only work for you if you put them into practice. Try for it and you’ll be amazed at the results!