Stress is a very common factor to humans, Accumulated from traffic, huge workloads, family obligations/responsibilities, bills to pay, schooling etc… For all we know, these causes of stress might be inevitable However, what is important is how you manage stress and use it to produce positive energy.
Read some useful tips below:
1. Create a relaxation room
A relaxation room doesn’t have to be a “room” per se e. g. a space in your bedroom but the key is having an area or room at home, solely devoted to relaxing. You can have a really comfortable chair or daybed, with dim lights, or candles nearby— you get the idea. whatever it is that you enjoy and find relaxing.
2. Instead of coffee or chocolatey teat drink green tea
Green tea is very soothing as it contains theanine, an amino acid that gives flavour r to green tea and also promotes relaxation.
3. Eat mood-boosting foods
such as cookies, candy, ice cream, pretzels, and other sweet and starchy foods when we’re stressed, anxious, or tense. These foods can have a soothing effect in some women, and it may have something to do with low serotonin levels during these mood states. Serotonin is a brain chemical responsible for feelings of calmness and relaxation.
Meditation can be a great way to relax, especially if you are under a lot of stress.
5. Listen to music
Listening to soothing music can be very relaxing—and slow tempos in particular can induce a calm state of mind. (It can also slow down breathing and heart rate, lower blood pressure, and relax tense muscles too). This can be particularly beneficial when you’re getting ready for a tough day at work, or if you’re in your car stuck in traffic, or, if you’re lying in bed trying to free your mind of stressful thoughts.
6. Get a Massage
This is one of the best way to free yourself of tension and relax, and adding aromatherapy oils such as chamomile or lavender can be particularly beneficial. Having a hot bath is also advisable.
7. Exercise daily
It helps to boost endorphins and reduce stress. Research shows that 20 minutes each day is all that is needed to experience benefits.