Although stress is inevitable, you shouldn’t have to live with stress permanently. If you give in and let stress take control, you will feel the effects of it now, as well as in your future. The advice in the following article is designed to help you successfully fight stress every single day.
5 Ways to Eliminate Stress From Your Life
Know what is causing your stress. You need to be very aware of where your stress is coming from in your life. Stress can result from dealing with anything or anyone. Once you know what it is that is causing your stress, you can reduce, minimize or get rid of it.
I am a firm believer in living a stress-free life as possible. If you are stressed, get rid of the triggers immediately.
Causes of Stress
Stress can be caused by a wide variety of factors, so you should first try to identify exactly what is causing you to feel stressed. Many triggers are able to be removed from your life. You’ll feel better in no time.
- If you make yourself out to be the victim then you are only going to increase the amount of stress in your daily life. You should take care to avoid doing this. Can you think of a situation that you could be in that would not cause you any stress at all? It is impossible to prevent stress from happening or reduce the amount that you have.
- It is important to develop healthy coping mechanisms to help you better deal with stress. Choose positive ways to take a more calm attitude, such as affirming statements that can help you when you begin to feel too stressed. If you can be positive, you begin to see things differently.
- In terms of a stress reliever, music is always a great remedy. You could create your own playlist or sit down with an instrument and create your own music. Playing classical music during sleep, or while you are cleaning or relaxing has been proven to have a calming effect. Soft, soothing music can be used during meditation to help transport your mind to a different place.
Natural Remedies to Relieve Stress
A large cup of hot chamomile tea can take the edge off a stressful day. The benefits of chamomile include relieving your body’s tension, making headaches go away, and helping you get better rest. Chamomile has therapeutic properties, and the warmth of tea in your system can be extremely relaxing.
If your current methods of coping with stress include unhealthy habits, try substituting them with something actually good for you.
If you usually eat too much when you’re stressed, for example, give exercise a try. Decreasing the symptoms of stress and improving your ways of coping with them, is a great way to stay healthy.
Magnesium Is a Natural Stress Reliever
Did you know magnesium is a stress reliever? There have been a plethora of studies that have shown that magnesium helps control stress. The best magnesium to take is magnesium glycinate 250 mg.
Epsom salts baths are also wonderful to use to relieve stress. Take 1/2 cup and Epsom salt and pout it into your bathwater.
Magnesium oil is used to relieve stress and promote sleep.
Lavender for Stress Relief
Lavender has always been known to have a variety of therapeutic benefits. There is growing evidence that lavender may be an -effective treatment in several neurologic disorders.
Lavender has the following properties:
- Mood stabilizer
The most common way to ingest lavender is oral. However, lavender can be ingested via aromatherapy, oil therapy, and bathing.
Lavender oil is frequently used because the oil is easily absorbed into the skin.
Exercise For Stress Relief
There have been many studies showing the importance of exercise in relieving stress. Walking as little as 30 minutes will decrease your stress levels.
Exercise produces endorphins. Endorphins are chemicals in the brain that kill pain. Endorphins also promote relaxation and sleep.
Exercise is a great way to burn off stress and excess nervousness. There have been many research studies that have shown that exercise reduces stress, reduces blood pressure, and reduces blood glucose levels.
Youtube Videos are Great for Stress Relief
Try listening to some Youtube videos. There are different ones with different tones that can help with anxiety and stress. There are hundreds of videos.
Check it out.
Other Methods That Relieve Stress and Anxiety From My Patients
- Splash some cold water on your face.
- Biting a lemon
- Hold ice in your hands
- Guided meditation
- Squeeze your thumb
- Deep breathing
- Essential oils and CBD
By following the advice that was just given to you, you will be able to effectively manage your stress levels. If you maintain your stress levels throughout your day, you can stay happy and in better physical health for a long time. Make sure you implement this advice in your everyday life, and you are sure to feel much better.
My name is Phyllis Robinson MSN, RN. I have been a Registered Nurse for 27 years in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. I am passionate about cardiac care and heart disease. I also want this blog to be an educational tool that people can refer to for traditional and alternative treatment. I will blog on heart disorders such as high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, cardiomyopathy, and high cholesterol.
I received my Nursing degree from Baltimore Community College.
I went on to receive my Masters in Nursing from Walden University
I have worked for almost 30 years in Critical Care with a focus on heart health. I am an advocate of preventive healthcare.