Reduce Stress in Fifteen Minutes or Less
Stress is a feeling that's created when we react to particular events. It's the body's way of rising to a challenge and preparing to meet a tough situation with focus, strength, stamina, and heightened alertness.
Here are some great ways to reduce your stress quickly.
you own an mp3 player? If not, get one. You can load
music, videos, and pictures on them. Mine is full of my
current favorites, plus I have loaded some tunes that I
used to love as a child. These were songs that my dad
had on records. We would spin them for hours and dance.
Stress is no stranger to the average mom. Day in and
day out it tries to enter our lives through busy
schedules, a messy home, and screaming children. Here
are a few ways that moms can reduce their stress levels
Remember that commercial for Calgon bath soap? Calgon
would seem to whisk women everywhere off to exotic
locales. Too bad that that canít actually happenóor can
it? Climb into a nice hot tub, and try this quick
Imagine the place you would most want to be if you
could. See the sights. Smell the air. Feel the breeze.
Let the scene take you away along with the stress. Itís
simple but effective. You can do it anywhere and at
that reminds us of happier times is a stress reliever.
The memories that are conjured up relax our mind and
return us to more peaceful times. Concentrating on
these things leaves no room in our mind for stressful
Laughter truly is the best medicine. Pick up the comic
section of your local newspaper and give it a go. A
good guffaw works your abdominal muscles. You can get
in shape and have a good time while doing it.
your stress is a result of low blood flow to the brain.
You just arenít thinking clearly. The quickest way to
return that mental clarity is to stand on your head.
Iím not advocating torture here. This can be as simple
as laying on the couch with your head hanging off the
side or bending over with your hands on the floor.
blood to the head means more oxygen also. After a
minute or two of this youíll feel silly and more alert.
The thoughts of a few minutes ago will fade away. Donít
turn right side up too fast or youíll be popping a few
aspirin for a headache. Oh well.
a drink to relieve your stressful situation. Iím not
referring to Jack Daniels or Bartles & Jaymes (although
they are great, too), but Earl Grey. Tea seems to have
a calming effect on the mind. My favorite is
chamomile. Taking a few minutes to relax over a good
cup of tea can lower your heart rate and your anxiety
one of these things can be done in fifteen minutes or
less. It doesnít take muchójust a willingness to get
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