3 tips to effectively manage stress

If you are someone who regularly experiences with stress, then finding what works for you and practical changes that you can make to try and improve the situation, manage stress better and even work towards preventing it. Stress is actually something that you can learn to manage, so let’s take a look at some of the things that you might want to consider in order to try and get on top of your stress once and for all, and so lead a much more relaxing and enjoyable life!

Keep Mindful
If you are able to spot when stress arises in the first instance, then you will find it a lot easier to manage it well, as you won’t be allowing it to get to unnecessarily high levels. Being mindful is the way to do this, and it’s a skill which anyone can learn and keep up with as long as they like. If you are mindful of your stress as it appears, you can simply choose how long it is going to go on for, and that is a very useful skill indeed! Practice formal meditation once a day, and work on being more mindful throughout the day, and you will find that you are going to manage your stress much more resolutely in no time at all.

Take A Break
It’s also important to learn how to take regular breaks from your day. If you are not allowing yourself some down time, then you are going to allow your stress to mount up and that is want we are tying to avoid. Take a break every few hours from whatever you are doing and sit for 10 minutes, drink something you enjoy like some Hey China tea – you will find that the stress dissipates much sooner than you had thought, and that your day can continue on afterwards in a much more positive and engaged way.

Take Care With Your Nutrition
If you not fuelling your body well, believe it or not it can actually contribute to feeling a little stressful. This is one of those things that are so obvious that it is unfortunately easy to overlook them, but if you want to try and manage your stress better then make eating better a priority. Think of your body as a machine where you need to put the right things in if you want to get the good things out. 

Keep these simple but effective tips in mind to help with managing stress and assist with your overall health and well being!

TDP x

The Daily Pretty

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