In this Post,
- Stress definition
- Symptoms of chronic stress include
- Other symptoms of stress include
- causes of stress include
- How stress takeover your body
- Stress management ways.
- Activities for Stress management
- Items to include in diet
- Develop a “Stress Relief Protocol”
Are you following the right Stress Management techniques to get rid of stress?
Lives are getting busier and challenging day by day, isn’t it? And in this turmoil, we are losing our inner peace and getting carried away towards stress. Well! It’s ok to stress out sometimes, but it may affect our life if we get stressed more frequently.
Let’s find some Stress Management Techniques and say no to stress.
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Do you know? Stress kills your Brain cells and surprisingly shrinks your brain in size.
Stress is the degree to which you feel overwhelmed or unable to handle the situation as a result of unmanageable pressures.
It is rather the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure. It can be triggered by money problems, under a situation of phobia, relationships, and thinking too much about work, etc.
Symptoms of chronic stress include
- heart burn
Other symptoms of stress include
- Fast breathing.
- Heart pounding.
- Tense muscles.
- Sweating of palms.
- Slow digestion.
Causes of stress include
- Money problems.
- Family problems.
- Relationships, heartbreak, divorce.
- Under a pressure.
- Deadline of project etc.
How stress takeover your body
When you stress out, your body produces larger quantities of the chemicals’ cortisol, epinephrine, and norepinephrine which results in flight and fleet response of the body resulting in permanent changes like
- Low immunity.
- Increased depression.
- Stomach ache.
- Low sex drive.
- Missed periods.
- Fertility problem.
- Erectile dysfunction.
Do you know? Stress can bring abnormalities in gray and white matter of Brain.
Stress management ways.
Establish some control over your situation by
Maintain healthy weight.
Get a goodnight sleep.
Get help if you need it.
Change your attitude towards stress.
Do you know? Main causes of stress include, alcohol & smoking, so you should always have boundaries for it.
Activities for Stress management
Listen to cheerful music – It’s good to remove pain and an ultimatum to your stress levels
Self-talk – Command yourself and say I will deal with this, I will be alright everything is going to be okay.
Laugh out loud – You might be knowing elderly people laugh out loud after their morning exercise unreasonably which is a part of their exercise. Believe me, it does help! So laugh your brains out.
Treat yourself – Treat yourself with a favorite cookie or chocolate or even a little wine. It will lower your stress level.
Memories of good times – Remember your first time you met with your partner, the best gift that you received or the night which you made your love at.
Exercise – There’s no need to explain this. Stay fit and keep your organs working on full power. Burn calories and sweat a little.
Sing a song – It stimulates immune response and increases pain threshold.
Meditation – Builds skills to manage your stress. Increases self-awareness. Increases patient tolerance ability.
Items to include in diet
- Dark Chocolate
- Vitamin D
- Chamomile Tea
- Green Cardamom
- Green Tea
- Vitamin rich fruits
Develop a “Stress Relief Protocol”
- Get your best book from the bookshelf and read one
- Hangout with friends on a coffee
- Keep a habit of writing a diary
- Spend time with your pet.
- Use essential oil stress therapy while Bathing
- Skip sad songs from your playlist and replace them with cheerful music
You should definitely work on this. You have to really find out what works for you when you’re stressed and not able to do any tasks perfectly. I have seen people who have their weird solutions for these. LOL!
There are various things which you might find silly and completely weird. But this works, at least a few of them
- Chewing gum
- Breathing Exercise
- Light up a candle
- Listening to calm instrumental music
- Do things you like the most
- kick your friend
Last one is not a solution to distress, But you will end up in laughing for kicking your bestie for no reason!
“Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is just relax”
So did you recognize stress in your life lately?
(Let us know what stress management techniques you have implemented.)