In this modern world, stress has become our best friend in our everyday life. It is very normal to feel stressed these days, everyone seems to face it one way or another. When you are fully stressed and pressured, you will not do things at your fullest capacity and every job seems to be overwhelming to you. Though we can’t avoid it completely, we can manage and find ways to escape from it!
Aryan had a beautiful life from a high paying job to a loving and caring spouse, he was living happily! As years passed, he started to hate this job due to the work pressure and the extra hours of work.
He felt frustrated over every small and big thing that was happening around him. He shouted and had developed bad terms with his colleagues at his workplace. Whenever his wife approached him regarding anything, he used to get irritated and behave rudely to her.
As a result of his bad behavior, his life completely turned upside down! His company gave him the notice to step down, due to his colleagues’ complaint and affecting the performance. His wife is willing to take the divorce due to his toxic relationship.
Some of you can relate to this who fail to manage stress properly. Stress has a physical, mental, and social impact on your life. Well, we all get stressed but how we manage it helps us to live a life peacefully and happily.
Let’s dive into 3 effective ways that you could use to deal with pressure,
- Discover what triggers you:
The first way in managing stress is to identify what triggers you to be stressed. When you identify, it gets easy to control and manage. Some of the several common reasons that cause stress are working and being under a lot of pressure, attaching yourself to the outcome, and facing times of uncertainty. Here’s how you could deal with it practically.
Take a step back, figure out what triggers you and journal it & eliminate it in future.
Close your eyes for 5 minutes and take a few deep breaths. It calms you down and relaxes your mind.
- Bring out your creativity skills:
Spending time on artistic skills helps you to see things differently and it helps you to deal better with stress and anxiety. Set some time aside to enjoy the little things in life which make you feel good about yourself, try to rekindle your hobbies and relax with them.
Focusing on creativity skills will also help you to grow as an individual both personally and professionally. Just spend 15 minutes every day in things like this;
Listening to music, singing a nice song or even trying to learn your favourite musical instruments
Do any craftwork, painting and doodling.
- Schedule a green time:
Nature has the power to heal your soul, it automatically calms you down no matter how stressed you are! Staring at the plants and walking in nature makes you feel upbeat instantly. It releases endorphins hormones that give rise to happiness.
Green time helps in reducing stress levels and improving mood swings to a greater extent. Moreover, it also benefits us to stay away from any common diseases like Diabetics, Blood pressure etc.… Here is how to get the most out of our green time.
Try to spend at least 20 minutes in your garden. Have a casual walk in your streets Park
Take an outdoor physical sports activity. Watch the sunsets and sunrise.
“It’s not the stress that kills us, it’s our reaction to it.” – Hans Selye.
Stress has become a part and parcel of life and doing nothing about it is one of the best ways to destroy your mental and physical health. People these days are suffering from many chronic diseases like irritation, frustration, overwhelmed, constant worrying, extreme depression, and anxiety issues.
Pat yourself up because you are aware of its consequences. Now it’s your responsibility to take care of yourself by practicing these simple ways to manage and escape stress whenever you face it.
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