Stress is something that affects everyone at some point in life, but after the year we have had it isn’t surprising that so many more people are feeling it! It can wreak havoc on our mental and physical health, so it is important to seek help if you are feeling stressed especially if it has been for a prolonged period of time or is worsening. Here are some ideas to help you start moving in the right direction and getting rid of that stress…
Mindfulness -This is where you live completely in the moment and only focus on the here and now. It can take some practising so don’t expect to be good at it straight away, and don’t give in, it is something which needs daily practice and you will soon start to see the benefits.
Massage – This is a great way to relieve stress and can also help to lower blood pressure and aid sleep. Many people swear by a regular massage and if you feel to busy at work to go to a spa, there are people like this this mobile massage London based company, Zyona massage who will come to you at work!
Exercise – When you exercise your brain releases the happy chemicals and it brings down your stress levels. There is so much on offer when it comes to exercises you are bound to find something for you – there may be a local sports team that you can join, or if you prefer more solitary activities take up running or swimming.