7 Stress-Relieving Ways

 By Zarifah binti Aziz | Published on June 08, 2022

Having a good stress strategic approach is beneficial to your mental and physical health in the short and long term. So, here are some quick and easy ways to relieve stress:

Stress-Relieving Ways

Taking a Quick Walk 

The best approach to relieve stress is to exercise or walk. It will allow you to get out of that stressful situation and give you time to relax without being distracted. 

Exercising also encourages the release of endorphins, a neurotransmitter that makes you feel good. You can go for a walk in the park, on the beach, or on the sidewalk.

Stress-Relieving Ways

Listen to Music

Listening to your favorite playlist while you’re stressed can help you enhance your mood and relieve stress. It is depending on your favorite musical genre. 

Classical music or instrumental music, such as piano with rain, can be soothing, especially if you want to relax before going to bed.

Stress-Relieving Ways

Take a Breath

Taking a steady, deep breath can help to reduce blood pressure, heart rate, stress, and anxiety. Try the 4-7-8 breathing method to give your body an extra oxygen boost.

You can also attempt pranayama breathing, a yoga technique for reducing anxiety that involves inhaling through one nostril at a time. The practice is said to work similarly to acupuncture in terms of balancing the mind and body.

Get Organized

A cluttered office can cause stress. Reorganize your workplace for a few minutes, as keeping tidy will help you work more efficiently by lowering your cortisol level, which is known as the stress hormone.

Chew Gum

The quickest and easiest way to relieve stress is to chew any flavor gum. Gum chewing for a few minutes can help with anxiety and cortisol levels.

Drink Stress-Reducing Tea

Green tea, for example, contain L-Theanine, a chemical that help relieve anger. It’s easy to make; simply boil the water, pour the green tea into a cup, and fill with hot water; then take a relaxing sip.

Be Alone

Being alone for at least 5 minutes and away from a stressful environment will help you relax and clear your mind.

Reference

Stephanie Watson. (2020). 7-Minute Workout. WebMD. Retrieved from https://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/a-z/seven-minute-workout

7 EXERCISES TO DO EVERYDAY & THE BEST WORKOUT TIPS FOR BEGINNERS. SportCoaching. Retrieved from https://sportcoaching.co.nz/7-exercises-to-do-everyday/

 

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