Ways to Reduce Stress

By : Godoctr Team    Posted : 05-04-2016    3090    5    Like
Ways to Reduce Stress

With due increase in work pressure and competition in day to day life, stress has become a part of our lives. Stress significantly reduces our productivity. The release of stress hormones and chemicals lead to physical and mental discomfort. In contrast release of chemicals such as endorphin helps reducing it. Below are some methods to increase endorphin secretion in body.

AROMA OILS AND CANDLES

Aromatherapy candles are known to have wide number of benefits. Scents such as lavender, chamomile are known to sooth mind and body. Similar effect is produced by aroma oils. Using them once in a while can help making life a bit easy.

AVOID CAFFIENE

Some amount of caffeine helps in stimulating brain. But in excess may produce total opposite effects and reduce productivity. Try replacing your coffee with healthier options such as green tea.

EAT HEALTHY

Eating habits tend to have huge impact on stress level. Healthy eating can promote better thinking. Many of us also eat to comfort us from stress rather than to satisfy hunger known as emotional eaters or in cases of disorders such as bulimia. Learn to accept your problems and improve eating habits and opt for healthy foods rather than sweet, spicy and fatty foods.

MEDITATION

Meditation is known to show very drastic effects on your brain. It helps to improve quality of life by promoting better learning. Meditation is known to benefit people with stress and anxiety disorders to a noticeable extent. Making some time for meditation may do wonders to your mental health. Meditation is most effective before going to bed or after waking up.

NEVER GO FOR SUBSTANCES

Don’t medicate yourself on alcohol, cigarettes or any other drug to reduce stress. Learn to face your problems with a clear mind. Teach yourself that your problems are temporary and alcohol and other substance abuse will only increase problems for you and your loved ones.




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