What are some stress reduction tools?
Shake your hands and arms vigorously for 10 seconds while breathing deeply for stress reduction exercises. It may seem a little silly at first, but it's surprisingly relaxing.
One stress relieving activity is to tend a garden, which helps people to escape their worries. If you haven't got a garden, try a houseplant. It works!
Sleep can often alleviate a headache, but don't sleep in an awkward position or on your stomach because it may tighten your neck muscles and trigger a headache. Try sleeping on your back.
Trying to do everything is a one-way ticket to serious stress. Be clear about your limits, and stop trying to please everyone all the time.
Get the sleep you need (about eight hours is optimal for most people). But don't sleep to escape your worries. That will only make you groggier.
Foods that are high in carbohydrates stimulate the release of serotonin, a feel-good brain chemical. Crackers, pretzels, or a bagel can give you a boost on stressful days.
Smiling is a two-way mechanism. We do it when we're happy and relaxed, but doing it can also make us feel that way. So go ahead and grin. Don't you feel better?
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