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Stress seems to be an inevitable part of modern day living. Here are five healthy tips to help keep stress at bay.
In this modern age of fast life where technology gets advanced each day, where people make every possible attempts to make their life smooth and better, the so called ‘stress’ like a parasite keeps attacking people rapidly. In general stress can be defined as physical or mental pressure that is being created when a person fails to meet his or her demands. Stress can affect anyone irrespective of caste, color, age, gender etc.
In the modern days, stress has become a part of everyday life. From your work life to your personal life, anything that creates pressure on you gives birth to stress , so instead of becoming a host to this parasite you need to fight against it to make your life beautiful. Stress, to some extent like meeting projects deadline can be helpful because it acts like a motivation to improve your performance, but if it is prolonged in nature it can harm your brain and body.
Over exposure to stress can lead your life to depression, raise your blood pressure, increases the chances of cardiovascular attacks etc. Now the bitter truth is you actually cannot eradicate it completely from your life but can manage to cope with it by following some healthy ways:
Top 5 healthy tips to manage stress naturally
Some ‘Me and Myself’ Time
Work is very important to satisfy yours and your family’s needs but you should keep some time exclusively for yourself. Try to find out your passion like writing, art, painting or any kind of creative work that you love to do. It will help you to relax mentally as well as physically.
Adieu Past , Welcome Present
Many of you might have dealt with painful past like bad relationships that is creating obstacles to your present relationship, thus making your life more stressful. Try to live in present; your present is more beautiful than your past. Don’t try to compare your present with your past.
Although social networking sites have connected you to many far away unknown people but somehow those have taken you away from your much known people. Try to keep some time for people you know in real life, meet them physically instead of interacting them through Whatsapp and Facebook. Plan a joyful weekend with them, talk to them, laugh with them to relieve yourself of the stressful life.
Combo of Plenty of Sleep and a Healthy Diet
Nothing can be more helpful than having a good night’s sleep and a good nutritional diet before starting your day. You should always try to say goodbye to your gadgets an hour before going to bed. Sleep helps to relax your entire body, restores energy, strengthen your immune system, repairs muscles etc. and a healthy diet can lower your stress level tremendously.
Say “Hello” to Exercise
Some simple exercise like running, walking, swimming, meditation etc can lower your stress by releasing endorphin, a chemical that makes you feel good, thus boosting your energy levels which is enough to combat stress in your daily life.
If stress stays for a long time, and becomes chronic then that might damage your lifestyle, work culture, relationships forcing you to move into the dark tunnel of depression. So let’s fight back stress by following the above simple healthy ways and gift ourselves a ‘happy stress-free life’.
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