Master how to gain control of situations to
improve your life. Know yourself a little
better and understand why you react and behave the
way you do. Hope that you would find these tips
useful and handy.
to reduce your stress, anytime, anyplace.
your cell phone for 1 hour a day. [Don't listen to
rituals for yourself. Rituals help ground us, especially
when we feel out of control. A ritual can be as simple as going for
a morning jog or enjoying an evening bath.
friend and let off steam. Friends are one of the great
joys in life, You can share your feelings, cry when you need to,
laugh and have fun with a friend. And there is growing scientific
evidence that meaningful involvement with others actually buffers
the wearing and tearing effects of stressful situations.
priorities straight. Think about what's really important
- family, friends, good health - and make them the focus of your
attention. Put unnecessary distractions at the very bottom of your
to-do list. This will keep things in your life from spiraling out of
Reconnect with nature. Take a walk in the park. Fill your
life with flowers. There is a peace, a connectedness, a sense of
balance and justice we get through nature that is vital to our
emotional and mental health.
your lifestyle habits. Regular physical activity and a
healthy diet can improve weight, energy levels, self-confidence and
overall health and well-being, making it much easier for you to
handle daily stressors.
deeply. Inhale through your nose. Pull the air all the
way down, deep into the lungs. Hold the breath for a count of six.
Exhale slowly through the mouth to the count of six. Do this for
Have a good belly laugh.
Watch funny movies, Read funny stories. Laughter is a
great way to relieve stress. It dissolves tension and seems to help
brighten the situation. Another plus - laughter seems to help boost
your immune system, in turn making you less prone to developing
colds and other infections.
thing at a time. One of the best ways to cope with
feelings of being overwhelmed is to pick one urgent task and finish
it. Once you accomplish that task, choose the next one, The positive
feeling of "checking off " tasks is very satisfying and will
motivate you to keep going.
world closes in on you and your head feels a size too small, reach
for some Peace of Mind. Practice some massage onto the
back of your neck, temples and earlobes melts away tension and
tightness - in nature's gentle, non-habit forming way.