Stress is very common, and is a healthy response when work, school, and life gets difficult. Feeling stress means we are attentive to what needs to happen and want to accomplish our tasks. However, having too much stress causes overusing of our bodies natural resources, and takes a physical toll on our bodies. This can lead to other problems such as difficulty sleeping, depression and anxiety. Stress can be managed with help from therapy. I can help you with managing the stress that’s taking place in your life right now.
Stress Management Tips
- Deep Breathing- This is always a sure fire way to lower your stress by lowering your heart rate. By taking deep breaths it increases the amount of oxygen in your blood and will instantly make us more relaxed.
- Smile More - Experts agree that smiling more makes us feel more relaxed and happy. It can trigger a key emotional center in our brain that helps us be more calm. It is a very simple thing we can do to lower our stress, so why not try it now?
- Mediation - This technique is probably the best one to practice. Mediation is extremely effective and it increases your calmness. It can help get rid of many negative thoughts and will help you focus.
- Less Coffee - Caffeine is a stimulate that tends to make you more anxious and is linked to certain psychiatric disorders. Try going decaf or even drinking green tea instead of coffee.