Eight Tips To Combat Stress
May 29, 2007
Learning to unwind is essential to rejuvenate the mind and body. But it is not easy as it seems to be. Workaholics need to put in serious effort to be a part of the relaxation process. Here are some useful tips. These pointers are simple and common yet they are the ones most forgotten.
1) Lie down or recline in an angle or sit up in a comfortable position. Then close your eyes and take in deep breaths. Think about something relaxing – a vacation, snow capped mountain peaks or waves hitting the shore where the seagulls seem to be calling out your name. Keep the eyes closed at all times and allow the mind to drift into oblivion.
2) Change your routine. This breaks the monotonous lifestyle and things that we do mechanically.
3) Take a walk in the park. Enjoy watching the excitement in which children play or go for a swim. Being in solitude helps to focus on your thoughts. Feel the stress slowly rising, suspending in mid air and then disappearing. The mind becomes free and you feel lighter.
4) Avoid chatting up friends or long hours gossiping. It adds to the stress then eleminating it.
5) Attempt doing things that you have never done before. This creates enthusiasm and the mind is eager to learn new things. It may sound silly while you are reading this but when you are actually take part in it, you will wonder why you had never tried it before. It could be any activity, sport or a hobby.
6) Enjoy tantalizing your taste buds with fresh fruit or vegetable juices that help in detoxifying the body.
7) Recent studies have shown that wheatgrass juice is beneficial in purifying the blood, improving blood sugar level, combating toxins like pollutants in the atmosphere and even cigarette smoke. It eliminates skin problems like eczema and even dandruff.
8 ) Getting a massage at a salon or getting a shoulder rub from a loved one also unties the knotted nerves.
To be part of a stressful life is natural but being wiser and knowing how to detangle from this web is the knowing the art of relaxation.