Fun Things to Do for Stress Management

Oct 16, 2013

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    Stress is one of the most common problems these days and unfortunately we often fail to handle it properly. Stress management is not only an easy task to do; it can be full of fun as well. You can easily manage you stress with some simple fun things.

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    Enjoy your Break

    One of the common reasons behind stress is the monotonous and busy schedules. Certain things from our daily routine may cause or increase the stress. Taking a break from your daily routine will allow you to avoid the stressful things and keep the stress levels low.

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    Your legs may feel stressed after a long because of the lymphatic fluid collected in the legs. This stress may even leave you irritated. Swimming keeps your body fit and relaxed, proving to be an easy way to manage your stress.

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    Sleep Well

    Working late accompanied by sleepless nights often worsens the stress making it even more difficult to manage. Rest and ample sleep are very important for better stress management. One should get 6-8 hours of uninterrupted sleep.


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    Whenever we are anxious we tend to breathe shallow, which may leave you even more stressed. Try to take deep and controlled breaths to feel better. Once the breathing gets back to normal, you will feel your stress level to lower gradually.

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    Beating stress can be as fun as enjoying some soothing and slow music in your otherwise silent room and focusing on your breathing. Medication is another fun way to manage the stress. In a study done at West Virginia University, researchers found that participants who meditated for around three months experienced a 44 percent reduction in stress during that period.

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    Enjoy your favorite drink

    Another easy way to beat your stress is to cut on your cups of coffee and go for that healthy drink that you like the most. Caffeine increases adrenaline in the body, thus prolonging the feeling of stress or even making it worse.

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    Share your problems

    One of the simplest and most effective ways to manage your stress is to share your problems with someone close to you. Sharing problems with family or friends can help you solve the problems easily as well as beat the stress.

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    Sports can be very helpful for your fitness as well as your stress management. A couple of games of Tennis or a game of soccer daily will keep you active and fit, making you less prone for future stress as well.

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    Aromatherapy can be very helpful for your stress management as scents can have overwhelming effects on your stress levels. Taking regular massages in a room full of scents from lavender oil or one of your favorite incenses will help you lower your stress level.

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    Professional sessions

    It is always good to seek help from a psychologist or a counselor for your stress management. A quick professional session can be more fun and effective in beating your stress than a lot of self help attempts.