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Top 10 Simple Stress Relievers To Bring You Calm

Written by sharon on . Posted in Blog


1. Breathe deeply

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Deep breathing triggers a relaxation response that lowers heart rate and helps regulate the body

2. Envision a place that brings you peace


Peaceful images involve all the senses and create inner harmony

3. Make contact with nature

 prink flowers

We can only be in the present moment when we focus on beauty around us – no past or future – only The Now

4. Journal about what you’re feeling or thinking


Surrendering the energy of troubling emotions or confusing thoughts to paper is freeing

5. Listen to a song that makes you feel happy


Music, as sound, is rooted in vibration which powerfully affects mood

6. Take a nap


A power nap will boost your memory, thinking, creativity, and energy levels

7. Stretch your body

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Stretching lowers tension and stress and increases energy

8. Drink a glass of water


Stress is often made worse by dehydration – something we’re not often aware of

9. Walk/exercise


The brain’s feel-good neurotransmitters are elevated; sleep is enhanced & stress reduced

10. Talk to your pet

 talk to your pet

Just being around a loving animal is shown to decrease stress by lowering blood pressure






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