50 Ways to Reduce Stress πŸ˜– in Your Life and Just Relax 😌 ...

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Stress is a modern curse.

Too many things to do in too little time is a common complaint.

Let it get on top of you and stress becomes debilitating and works against everything you want to achieve.

And don’t forget, it can seriously impact your health too.

It’s important to recognize when you’re stressed and also know a menu of ways to combat it.

Choose some of these for your personal stress-busting arsenal.

1. Candles

Candles

Make the most of scented candles;

smells like lavender are great for relieving stress.

2. Reading

Reading

Lose yourself in a great book.

It will provide some much needed escapism.2

3. Massage

Massage

Enjoy a massage from a professional;

you will literally feel the tension slide away.

4. Take a Bath

Take a Bath

Treat yourself to a hot bubble bath.

Your stiff joints and tight muscles will thank you for it.2

5. Do Something You Love

Do Something You Love

Go window shopping or take a long walk.

Do a jigsaw, Bake some cookies.

6. Breathe

Breathe

Take slow, deep breaths;

it’s an easy and efficient way to help the body relax.2

7. Pet Your Pet

Pet Your Pet

Play with your pet.

Stroking a cat is a particularly good way to reduce blood pressure.

8. Cook

Cook

Rustle up a nice meal;

there is relaxation to be found in being in complete control of something.

9. Get outside

Get outside

Go for a run.

The endorphins you create will give you a feeling of euphoria.

10. Challenge Yourself

Challenge Yourself

Push yourself and do something extreme, like snowboarding or skiing.

It’s exhilarating!

11. Do Some Yoga

Do Some Yoga

Yoga eases your tense muscles and encourages you to focus on your breathing.2

12. Daydream

Daydream

Have a little daydream;

there is nothing wrong with spending a few minutes a day in a fantasyland!2

13. Write in Your Diary

Write in Your Diary

Keeping a diary can be really therapeutic and help you release stored up emotions.

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