Free Stress & Anxiety Management Articles

Professional Authors - Professional Articles



Stress Management Tips - 4 Top Stress Relievers


There are many programs and techniques for stress relief on the market but here are some of the most effective, simple and widely-used stress management programs that are effective for almost everybody and every level of stress being experienced.

First is the deep breathing exercise. Deep breathing has been used for a long time now and it has been proven to be the most effective stress-relief tool. Along with its stress relieving action, deep breathing also helps in the delivery of much needed oxygen to all parts of the body thus relaxing muscles, refreshing the brain, calming the mind and bringing heart rate and blood pressure down. Deep breathing is very effective and useful because you can do it anywhere, it is free and it provides relief almost instantaneously.

The next important tool is physical exercise. Exercise is often used by individuals to become physically fit and maintain a healthy and proper weight. But exercise also helps in the management and relief of stress. Exercise serves as a distraction as well as a channel to release all of the pressure, tension and frustrations you get from being stressed out. Exercise provides overall awareness of your body, giving you a feeling of control over yourself and your current circumstances.

The body also releases endorphins which are natural pain relievers and stress fighters. It brings down the levels of cortisol (stress hormone) and improves our threshold for adapting to stressful situations. Stress relief is only one of the many benefits of exercise so it is very helpful to be fit and healthy, not just for avoiding and managing stress.

Next is music. Listening to music has been one of the most widely used relaxation methods all throughout the world. Do you know somebody who does not listen to music? Probably not. Music has an important place in the lives of every culture of people.

When it comes to stress management, music plays a couple of roles. It is a form of distraction therapy, whereby your mind can focus on something other than what is causing you stress. It can also change brainwave patterns, producing more healthy and calm wavelengths in the neuronal firing patterns of the brain. This produces a very different biochemistry in the body and helps to rebalance a person's overall being.

Music therapy, together with deep breathing has also been used to relieve pain for patients experiencing severe illnesses such as cancer. The best kind of music may be specific classical pieces or those that have a relaxing melody or instruments, but it really differs from person to person. Some even like to listen to rock to ease their stress and pain, so just find what works for you.

The last stress relief I am going to mention is sex! Confused? Well, people don’t usually think of sex when experiencing high levels of stress but the hormones and endorphins produced in the body when having good sex are very mood enhancing, health-giving and stress-relieving.

Provided it is within a healthy relationship structure and done safely, sex is a very good aerobic exercise, a fantastic stress reliever and it also promotes sound sleep, which is also very important for managing stress. Some of these benefits are experienced even if the activity is undertaken alone!

These are just some methods of stress relief; there are a lot more out there but try some of these very simple and practical things first. They may be just what you are looking for.



Comments

Post a Comment




Captcha Image






BLOG TAG CLOUD
elderly parents money sources stroke loss of privileges stress related disease family growing baby heart attack relaxation technique lack of food tremors strain stressful job stress balls society depression cortisol concentrate child cancer elderly parents moving indicators stressful situations caregivers panic palpitations acupuncture illness withdrawn relaxing walk hormonal fluctuations assertiveness personal goals anxiety resources get rest relieving stress cause depression fighting stress strong immunity right music stay firm preventative measures nightmares stress management stressed out extreme discomfort health insurance pain management intense fear staying healthy unbalanced nutrition medicine gastro-urinary-system hold your ground managing stress teachers fall asleep physical body inflammation stress reducing food over stressed trauma survivors health professional weight gain metabolism severe depression smoking music therapy age group talking about it self-confidence lifestyle factors unnecessary stress childhood stress paranoia tips therapy daily life positive thoughts unexpected panic attacks child's feelings talk high blood pressure internal biochemistry chronic stress muscle strain demanding pressure Vitamin C diseases lack of respect solve problems employee relationships stressful situation detoxification triggers be positive psychological brainwave patterns war experience cope with stress enough rest vacation aerobic exercise traumatic event nervous jitters reduce stress deep breathing help sooth healthy work stress relief fitness schedule herbal medicine physical strain vitamin e risk factors meditation understanding job loss chills external event chronic disease shallow breathing personal relationships headache antioxidant accepting healthy breakfast test taking urinary system anxiety advice reducing stress major stress calm person physical symptoms calm down spine combat stress calmness confidence classical music break support systems preparation flashbacks body sends thinking positive psychological problems stress management technique harmful physical ailments increased oxygen emotional strain housework issues acute anxiety stomach safe home relaxation techniques toddler relieve stress avoid stress completely work overload pain bad habits natural medications eat right health giving anxiety attacks vital signs mental fear experience breath insomnia overtired prayer sitting medical problems stress levels life-changing event discomfort headaches passionflower leaves job stress major problem running essential vitamins breathing exercises concentration music coping stress saying no gym therapist yoga support exhaustion oesteopathy current affairs herbal teas toxins daily hassles self-awareness psychological challenge encouragement stress relieving child anxiety hormones avoiding relaxation method cardiovascular system simple herbs saying yes social problems pregnancy irritability advice skills fight stress vacations nettle daily school work say no chiropractic hateful teen sleeplessness pillow therapy linea negra enough sleep feeling depresses aerobics psychosis PTSD fight or flight anger crying stamina fear rape disease quality time normal life symptoms of anxiety negative thoughts guided imagery anxiety help consequences mineral supplements sleep deprivation debts friends anger management management tips sleep routine life stressors relaxation mens problems blood flow abusive nature sounds childbirth squeezing motion practice tests quality of life grief your own stress intestines music stress physical exercise response sleep deficient shakes panic attack food stress delegate work heart pump person feels stress sleep experiences death stress management tips day care center emergency financial assistance anxiety trigger abnormal anxiety day dreams sadness aromatherapy outbursts major life change oxygen stress coping with stress stress help symptoms new people stress level different natural disasters take control physically sick help understanding distress relaxing sounds personal stress physical perspective mental stress laughter racing thoughts sunlight stress related illnesses anxiety disorder obsessive compulsive weight loss post traumatic stress disorder shutting yourself away homeopathy eat healthy blood pressure tough job stressors parents frustration healthy diet proper diet regular exercise compulsive anxiety disorder normal emotion hot flashes body changes disorder healthy people fruits violet leaves panic attacks management program diabetes enjoying music drinking overeating nurses life events medical illness aroma therapy patience adult stress anxiety



Copyright 2016 - Free Info Site Enterprises
Privacy Policy  |  Copyright Policy  |  Website Use Policy  |  Non Endorsement Policy  |  Contact Us  

Health Blogs
blog links