5 Easy Ways to Instantly Turn a Stressful Day Around
I’m sure we all had the best intentions to start 2020 on the right foot. However, dealing with the post-bushfires trauma, climate change-induced anxiety and the reality of heading back to work, it’s no surprise that stress levels may already be starting to creep up.
Therefore, before things get too out-of-hand, here are my top five ways to turn around a stressful day.
This is why exercise is my number one initial recommendation. By exerting the body, this releases endorphins that can actually melt tension away that stress can build up in the body.
The second is the feeling of weightlessness when you’re in the water. This feeling can have a direct placebo effect on the brain. A release of tension and bring the body back into a calmer, more relaxed state.
#5. Give thanks
Gratitude sits on the complete another spectrum. It is the act of giving thanks for what you have right here, right now. Simply writing down three things every night you’re grateful for has proven to lower stress hormones like cortisol by up to 23%.
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