Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Tackle stress by simple methods

Stressful situations can be handled in some ways where it does not create more damage. Change your body’s system to a state of equilibrium. That is nothing but fight or flight the stress. This will really calms your body and mind. Check below some more ways to tackle stress.

>>Take a walk: Taking a walk when stressed provides the bonus of getting you out of the stressful situation and providing some perspective so you can return in a new frame of mind.

>>Take a breath: You can feel better right away by practicing breathing exercises. Getting more oxygen into your body and releasing physical tension are two ways that breathing exercises can benefit you, and you can do them anytime or anywhere, even if your demanding situation is not allowing you to try other means.

>>Take a mental break: If you can steal away a few minutes of peace, visualizations and guided imagery are a wonderful way to restore peace of mind. They're easy to do, and can relax you physically as well as mentally.

>>Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR): Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR) is a technique where you tense and release all of your muscle groups, leaving your body feel more relaxed afterward. PMR is one of my favorite techniques, as it can be done by just about anyone, and with practice you can fully release virtually all the tension you're feeling in your body in a matter of seconds.

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