Sunday, March 18, 2012

30 Stress Busting Techniques

30 Stress Busting Techniques

Source: How To Master Your Mind, Design Your Destiny

It may seem that there's nothing you can do about your stress level. The bills aren't going to stop coming, there will never be more hours in the day for all your errands, and your career or family responsibilities will always be demanding. But you have a lot more control than you might think. In fact, the simple realization that you're in control of your life is the foundation of stress management.

Managing stress is all about taking charge: taking charge of your thoughts, your emotions, your schedule, your environment, and the way you deal with problems. Luckily for you, we have made overcoming stress easy by compiling a list of the Top 30 Ways to bust stress!

Tip #1: Get up early

The morning problems that you will be experiencing will be less stressful if you get up early. This is because you are able to adjust and cope with the things that you are not expecting to happen.

Tip #2: Prepare in the evening

Prepare everything in the evening before you go to bed. When you do this, you will no longer have to cram and think of the things that you are suppose to do in the morning.

Tip #3: Make a list of what you need to do

Take down all the obligations which you need to finish. It will be easy for you to accomplish if you have a list which you can check every now and then.

Tip #4: Do one thing at a time

When you do one activity at a time, you will accomplish all your activities without putting too much pressure on yourself. There will also be a better outcome when you do this.

Tip #5: Give time for yourself

Give enough time and space for yourself when you feel that your stress level is already increasing. Stay in a calming and comfortable place where you can rest your mind and release all the tension that you have.

Tip #6: Interact with other people

Communicate with the people around you like your friends and family. You will feel comfortable most especially if you know that there is always people who are there to support and love you no matter what your weakness is.

Tip #7: Do some exercise

Exercise is actually one of the most effective strategies in lessening the stress level. When you sweat, you are releasing the tension and heat that is coming from your body which makes you feel uncomfortable.

Tip #8: Do something which you enjoy

You feel happy and excited every time you do something which you really like to do. You can even forget all your problems and worries behind when you are enjoying what you are doing.

Tip #9: Love what you do

Realize how important an activity is to you. When you know the reason why you have to do a thing, you will pursue and motivate yourself to work hard because there will be a positive result in the end.

Tip #10: Groom yourself

If you have self confidence, managing stress will be easy for you. You should start from yourself by having a proper grooming and proper hygiene as well.

Tip #11:  Forgive

When you forgive those people who have done wrong, you are eliminating those stressors which may affect your mood and thinking.

Tip #12: Smile

Always put smile on your face so that you will have a positive outlook in life. Rather than frowning, why not embrace and accept all the stressors that will challenge you and your capabilities.

Tip #13: Hydrate yourself

Avoid taking in any substance that may increase your anxiety and stress like caffeine and alcoholic beverages. Try to drink something that is healthy like fruit shakes or cold juices.

Tip #14: Reward yourself

If you have accomplished yourself, try to reward yourself by treating yourself or going to a movie theatre. When you do this, you are motivating yourself to do more better next time.

Tip #15: Learn from your own mistakes

It is not all the time that you accomplish your tasks very well. In every failure there is always a lesson behind which will even test your strength and how long can you survive your problems.

Tip #16: Eat healthy

It is important to eat healthy foods because this will help in keeping your body energized. If you have enough energy, you can work well with your activities without experiencing a high level of stress.

Tip #17: Deep breathe

Deep breathing exercise can easily lessen the tension and pressure that you feel. If you can no longer focus on your work, try to close your eyes and breathe deeply.

Tip #18: Cry when you feel like crying

When you cry, it does not mean that you are very emotional. This is rather one way to let go of the nervousness and pressure that you have inside you.

Tip #19: Get enough sleep

Sleep on time so that you will be gaining back the energy that you lost during the day. You will feel restful and secured when you wake up in the morning.

Tip #20: Listen to good music

Instrumental and classical music is advisable to people who wants to relax their minds. Instrumental and classical music is very powerful in letting go of your negative thoughts and views.

Tip #21: Go for a vacation

When you are so exhausted and worn out of your daily chores and activities, the best solution to your problem is to take a break and go for a short vacation where you can do some realization of your life. When you go back to work, you already have a settled mind and body.

Tip #22: Social life

With so many activities every day, it is time for you to relax and go out with your friends. Instead of thinking of what you need to do on a weekend, chill and have a good conversation with your friends.

Tip #23: Try something new

When you try to do something which you are not used to do, you are testing yourself on a more different point of view. In the end, there is always a lesson in everything that we do whether it results into something positive or negative.

Tip #24: Appreciate your accomplishments

When you have done something right, you have to appreciate it so that the next time you will do it, you will be more motivated and encouraged to do it without you complaining.

Tip #25: Stop complaining

Stop yourself from complaining. When you complain, you make things difficult for you and you make the situation more difficult to handle.

Tip #26: Prevent stressors

Noise, pollution and unhealthy atmosphere are considered to be stressors. Try to work in a place where there is a pleasing and pleasant environment.

Tip #27: Letting go

Let go of the things or events which makes you feel sad and lonely. This may be the reason why you cannot motivate yourself and free yourself from your past experiences that you had.

Tip #28: Be creative

If you feel that there are some activities that are boring, try to make it creative by making an alternative to make it fun and exciting. Boredom is also one reason why there is an increases stress.

Tip #29: Meditate

In a quiet and calming place, meditate yourself and think of the positive side of life. Think of the things which makes to happy and which will help you in motivating yourself in making the right decisions in life.

Tip #30: Have a massage or spa

Nowadays, spa and massage is the most relaxing way to release body tension and heat. After the spa or massage, a person will feel relaxed and cleansed after the therapy.

These are actually the simplest and most common techniques when it comes to stress management. However, stress management can only be effective to people who are willing to change for the better. Try to motivate and encourage yourself so that you will live a happy and satisfied life beside those problems that may come in the future.

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