5 Quick Ways to Reduce Stress

30 Sept 2022

1. Go for a little stroll
Go for a brisk block walk when you’re feeling stressed out or having difficulties focusing. You’ll benefit from some time to yourself, some exercise, and some quiet reflection.

2. Stretch

Stretching During a difficult job, standing up for a little stretch will help you relax and ease muscle tension. From your computer chair, try a chest-opening stretch or a shoulder roll-out.

3. Practice yoga
Put your feet up, naturally against the wall. The legs are propped up against a wall as you lie on the floor in the yoga pose known as Vipariti Kirani. It helps to calm the mind in addition to giving the body a good stretch.

4. Chat with a Friend
It can be beneficial to express your concerns to a friend when something is really upsetting you. In fact, people who converse more frequently tend to be happier overall. So, vent to a workmate, friend, or member of your family.

5. snort gum
It’s shockingly quick and simple to relieve stress with a stick of gum. Whatever the flavor, just a few minutes of chewing can actually lower cortisol levels and lessen anxiety.

[1] University of Colorado Law School, ’25 Quick Ways to Reduce Stress) <https://www.colorado.edu/law/25-quick-ways-reduce-stress> 2020


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