(GivenUs.com) – COVID is still lingering, many are without jobs, and to top it off Christmas is here. If you’re not stressing for yourself or someone else you have to be one of the lucky few. As luck would have it, there are science-backed ways to bring stress levels back down.
The Health Nerd shows you how in this video:
Those are perfect examples for when you are in the privacy of your own home. But what if you’re at work and the day just seems like it may never end? Here’s a few more ways to get centered and cope until you’re free.
- Breathe Deep. Sitting up straight in your chair, take a few deep breaths. Not only does this help with stress, but it also lowers blood pressure, temporarily.
- Guided Visualization. Close your eyes and imagine yourself at a peaceful place for a few minutes. Try listening to ambient nature sounds if you can’t tune out.
- Drink Tea. Instead of heading to the break room for coffee, grab yourself a cup of hot water and steep your favorite tea. Black tea promotes feelings of relaxation.
- Bubble Wrap. Keep some handy in a drawer. When you get stressed, pull it out and pop away. Some believe it is the best stress reliever there is.
Stress can be inevitable. How we handle it depends on us.There are numerous ways to escape stress, so don’t be afraid to find what works best for you. Your mood does matter!
~Here’s to Your Success!
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