Methods of Stress Relief
There are many stress relief tips you can utilize these days. Here is a list of the most effective tips you can use can use to enhance your personal stress management program.
There are many different forms of meditation available. This can be very beneficial for relaxation, clarity of mind, expansion of awareness, and stress relief.
This is an excellent technique for stress relief. As you draw in breath you focus it on your chakras (energy centers) to enhance energy flows through the meridians.
There is some wonderful healing music available today to soothe and harmonize you after a stressful day.
4. Enjoying Nature
Take some time to “smell the roses.” Enjoy in the beauty of nature, take a deep breath of fresh air, let the sunlight brighten your mood. Perhaps you prefer a rugged coastline, a deserted beach, the crashing of waves, etc. Feel energized after a lovely walk.
Just getting outdoors with a bit of light exercise, fresh air, and sunshine can be very invigorating. Digging in the dirt, creating a beautiful outdoor space with your own, can help you to unwind.
6. Massage Therapy
Massage therapy, whether for relaxation or deep tissue, can be a great method of stress relief. Therapists use a variety of techniques such as deep tissue massage, dry needling, cupping, and trigger point to name a few. It is a very effective form of stress relief.
7. Essential Oils / Aromatherapy
We all seem to have such a storehouse of negative emotions buried inside us. Certain stressful situations and, in particular, certain people can press our buttons and negative emotions such as anger, rage, grief, frustration, etc, suddenly come bubbling to the surface. There are specific essential oils and blends that are designed to release negative emotions buried deep inside us so we can handle these situations better.
8. Do What You Love Doing
This may be making time for your favorite hobby or just simply relaxing by watching a movie or your favorite TV program. Perhaps you enjoy reading or listening to music. Give yourself some downtime to do the things you love doing.
Going to the gym, pilates, yoga, swimming, walking, jogging, etc, can all help to clear your mind and refresh your body and relieve stress.
If you wait for life to be great before you feel appreciation, then you are doing things in reverse. Learn or train yourself to appreciate what you have now.