8 Simple Relaxation Techniques

8 effective ways to help you get rid of stress. You can do these steps easily whether you are at home, at work or on the move.

  1. Breathe – Slow, deep breaths can greatly decrease blood pressure and heart rate. This diversion also gives your mind something to focus on. Let the breaths to enter deeply and exhale fully.
  2. Listen – Listen to a soothing music, hum, or sing! This technique helps to slow down your pulse and reduce feeling of pressure.
  3. Massage – Massage a part of your body that feels tight or in pain. Press it firmly and hold, releasing when the muscle feels more relaxed.
  4. Organize – Clean up your work desk or your room. Unorganized environment creates stress which we may not be aware of.
  5. Close your eyes – Take a quick break from a busy environment by just lowering your eyelids. It’s an easy way to regain calmness and focus.
  6. Pat Cold Water – Pat cold water to any part of your body that feels tight or great tension. Cooling these areas helps calm your whole body as well.
  7. Walk or Stretch – If you are working at a desk, set a reminder to take a short break to stand & stretch or take a mini-walkabout inside the office or around the house.
  8. Happy Thoughts – Think of your loved ones, friends, vacation or anything that make you feel relaxed and happy.

Keep Calm and Relax 🙂