Stress is now a normal part of our daily life; it has become like our family member. Office work, household chores, school works, home-works, exams, etc. and other so many mind-wrecking jobs, that not only hampers our peace of mind but also becomes one of the reasons behind harmful diseases like- Hypertension. Though you can’t ignore your daily workload, but following these simple tips will help you to lower your stress level and allow you to lead a healthy wealthy life.
1. Go for a walk –
Even doctors prescribe this healthy habit. A long walk alone or with your partner, not only helps in stress reduction, but also cures heart ailments, controls weight, energizes you and many more. A long walk, especially at night, can make you feel rejuvenated. A simple, gentle and low-impact form of exercise that’s easy, free and suitable for all ages.
2. Spend some “ME” time-
A bit difficult, but mostly needed. In our daily activities we hardly get some time for ourselves, but, one should always spend some lone times to understand themselves and find solutions to their problems. It allows us to reboot our brain, improve concentration and above all, finding solutions to our problems and ways to execute them. According to psychological studies, mental peace is needed to jot down the real causes of our stress. So, disconnect yourself from everything to get connected with yourself. Develop INNER-PEACE!
3. Learn to say NO-
Sometimes what happens is, our surrounding or environment becomes the sole reason for our stress. Some people, some situation, or any incident, that gives us immense pressure, which is hard to bear. So, learn to say no or avoid those people or situations, that keeps you under pressure. You are not answerable to everybody, limit your audience and avoid unnecessary chaos.
The Very common thing, we listen to music almost all the time. So, how can it reduce stress? The difference is, listen to music and separate yourself from all other thoughts. Try to feel the rhythm, focus completely on the lyrics, its beat, its composition and see the result.
5. Call your *bestie* –
Life without a best friend is like TOM without JERRY.
Your best friend is your ultimate destination and place where you can share those emotions that you can’t share with anybody else.
6. Read a book or write one yourself –
Have your dinner, wish your family sweet dreams, close your door, and grab a book. Books can be your ultimate best friend. And if you kind of hate reading books, then become a writer.
Did you know that there is a writer in each and every one of us. Some realise it and create wonders and the rest, well! This is the time. Believe me, writing is YOGA. It actually helps to calm your mind. SO, pen down those unsaid thoughts and unload yourself.
7. Take a hot water bath-
Nothing more to say, just stand under the shower feel the water, feel how it touches your body parts, and relax yourself.
8. Shout-out –
This may sound a bit dramatic and obsolete, but just try it once and then decide. Go to your terrace or any nearby place, away from the local noise, and then, *SHOUT-OUT*. Shout and throw all your anger, unless you feel light. How you will realise that it worked- well, by the time you feel relaxed, you will be crying. Tears will be the proof that it worked, take somebody with you if you feel like, or else, ALONE is always good when it comes to stress reduction.
9. Proper Sleep-
Yes, one of the strongest reason for stress is troubled sleeping. Sometimes what happens is, due to work pressure we become tensed, which leads to sleepless nights. No matter what the scenario be, a good sleep is a must, at least, 9 hours of sleep is must every day, to avoid INSOMNIA. A good sleep can give you a good and stress-free mind !!
10. Last and the toughest YOGA-