“How do I reduce my stress and anxiety effectively”, this is one of the questions which we fail to find answer of. This is what creates more stress.
In this modern era, we all complain about stressful life and we should do something consciously about this.
Here is the answer for all of your questions regarding stress management and how to reduce stress and anxiety in our life effectively.
Let’s understand “What is Stress”.
To reduce stress and anxiety, we first need to understand what is stress.
We feel stressed when we feel there is a gap between our expectations and our achievements. We have to be reasonable and have a practical approach towards our expectations, it could be related to anything, our finances, achievements, relationships etc.
Stress is nothing, but a psychological phenomenon, which we create within our own mind and no one is answerable to it, only we are creating it.
The above picture depicts how we feel, when we feel stressed out.
We feel like shouting out, cry, feel anxiety and what not.
Following are some effective ways through which we can surely fight with it gracefully.
1. Be Physically Active
Sometimes, feeling good or bad is a matter of our hormones, which are responsible for making us feel stressed and anxious. When we move out of that vicious cycle of negative thinking, we feel good.
One of the easiest and best way to reduce stress immediately is to be physically active
Go for a walk, play some sport, dance, swim or whatever you can you do to move your body.
So, whenever you find yourself in a situation where you find yourself feeling stressed out. Don’t worry and keep yourself moving and feel good about yourself.
2. Go Easy On Yourself
This is human nature that something does not happen in a desired way, we tend to blame ourselves for that.
Don’t panic, calm down. This is not the end of universe. Be thankful that you can still do something about it. Have patience and stop criticizing yourself.
Sometimes the problem is not as big, as big we create it in our minds.
So, be critical, but in a productive way. Don’t take life too seriously and try to learn and come across to be a better person after creating a mistake.
3. Do Something Which You Love Doing
Take out some time for yourself and rejuvenate yourself. Take some out some time on a daily basis for yourself and relax your mind.
Let your mind be free of all the tensions and stress.
You can also try some meditation techniques and connect with yourself.
Always remember if you are happy with yourself, only then you can be happy with others too.
4. Have Faith
Try to be more patient and optimistic with your approach in life.
Sometimes prayer can do the magic. Doing prayer calms your mind and releases your stress.
Have faith and thank God for all the good things in life.
5. Listen To Some Music
It is scientifically proven that music is one of the best stress busters. Listen to your favorite music and release all the stresses in your mind.
6. Few Tricks
Whenever you find yourself in a stressful situation or feel anxiety, you can try deep breathing as one of the most reliable techniques to be calm and composed while facing a stressful situation. Believe me this does magic and you won’t believe that the situation would just pass like this.
Meditation also does the trick quite well. You can meditate wherever you are. Just try to focus on your breathing i.e. inhalation and exhalation, in just 5 minutes, you will feel quite relaxed and will be able to focus more on solution rather than problem.
Aromatherapy is one of the effective ways to reduce stress levels. You can use certain oils or fragrances to do the trick. For reducing stress levels, lavender oil, lemongrass oil and ylang ylang oil are the best and the most effective.
I hope you must have found the solution after reading this.
I hope you would have enjoyed reading it too.
So, next time, do not let stress or anxiety go overboard on your joy and happiness.
Happy Reading 😊 and Stay Blessed!