Dear Stress, let's break up! 10 stress busters you must try

Easy-peasy ways to break up with stress!

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If you don't nip it in the bud, your relationship with stress will only grow over a period of time. You might have a lot to deal with and think stress is unavoidable, but here are a few ways you can break up with stress.

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Exercise--If you ever feel all wrung out, tired and hopeless, get some exercise. You need not hit the gym, just step out of the house and move around. Go for a walk, run, dance, sweat it out. Exercise is known to release happy hormones called endorphins. Endorphins calm and relax your mind making you feel better instantly. Also Read - Ayurvedic Treatment To Improve Eye Sight: Know How To Make Vision Better As Per Ayurveda, Watch Video

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Practise Yoga

Practise Yoga--Yoga is an ideal way to help you break up with stress. Practise Yoga asanas like Marjariasan, Balasana, Bhujangasan, Anulom vilom and Shavasan for relief. All these yoga poses and stretch different muscle groups helping calm your nerves and help you relax. Yoga breathing techniques also give you a better perspective and can help you solve the problem at hand by staying calm and focussed.

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Manage Time

Manage time efficiently--Most of the stress we have is due to lack of time to get things done. If you think you do not have enough time, make time. Wake up early. Plan your day ahead. Make a schedule and stick to it. It gives you more room to get your work done and with all that extra time, you can relax a little. Also Read - Anxiety In Children With Cancer: How Can It Impact Mental Well-Being?

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Practise Art

Practise art-- Even if you are not an artist and can barely dance, paint or sing, just do it. Take a paper and just paint with whichever colour you are drawn to. Feel the movements of the brush and observe the patterns you are painting. If you are into singing and dancing, just play your favourite track and dance the way you want. Art has a therapeutic effect and is a great stress buster.

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Read Books

Read books--Reading helps you escape into an unknown world where the possibilities are endless. Grab your favorite book or a book that is entirely different from your preferred genre. Even though reading will help you temporarily, it will help you view your situation in a different light, and you might even find a solution. Also Read - International Day Of Older Persons 2022: 5 Lifestyle Tips For Healthy Aging

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Spend Time In Nature

Spend time with nature--Nature has the power to heal. Observe the vibrant colours in the nature. Stare at the trees and the lovely flowers, follow the butterflies, watch the clouds drift away, gaze at the stars.

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Spend Time With Friends

Hang out with your friends--Your friends have the solution for everything. Hang out with a bunch of them, talk your heart out, gossip and have fun. After all, there's no better therapy than gossip therapy. (Although gossiping can lead to stress!) Also Read - Are You Diabetic, Above 65 Or Suffering From Asthma? Know How To Save Yourself From The Flu

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Be Thankful

Be thankful--Most often we forget to be thankful for what we have and take things granted. Be gratuitous for everything you have. Pray to the power you believe in and ask for the strength to keep going, it helps you stay positive.

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Be Positive

Be positive--In the end, remember that nothing lasts forever. If you are going through a rough time, it will pass and things will be normal again. But in the process, don't lose hope. Try to stay positive and hopeful. Write down one positive or a motivational quote in the morning and paste it on your office desk or a place where it is constantly in your sight. Try to motivate yourself to overcome the situation. Also Read - PCOS And Other Related Lifestyle Disorders: How Holistic Living Can Provide A Better Lifestyle?