Have you ever discerned a child laughing for no reason? Spend million of bucks and I bet you still can’t buy that happiness. We usually grow up believing that there is nothing that money can’t buy. I also perceived it to be true at some point in my life. According to a report published by Brooking Institution, the rich are even more stressful than poor. Everyone in this world is dealing with anxiety disorder in their own ways. Ever wondered, what is the best way to cope with stress?
Here are a few amazing tips which will help you in ways you cant even imagine. All you need to do is take your first baby step and try something different which can definitely help you in the longer run.
Easy Tips For A More Productive And Happy Life
Meditation is a practice of distracting yourself from the unproductive thoughts and staying focused. It basically involves concentrating on the present and diverting your mind into doing something constructive. Nothing beats anxiety better than meditation. Different kinds of meditation techniques can actually help to keep your body and mind healthy.
Meditation is not a recent trend but with increasing awareness among people, it is now becoming even more popular. Practicing meditation even for 10 minutes a day can keep you peaceful, calm and energetic throughout the day.
Restrict Alcohol And Caffeine
Alcohol and caffeine isn’t recommended as consuming larger quantities can affect your mood. Excess caffeine and alcohol stimulate the nervous system which can lead to shaking hands, extreme agitation, anxiousness and even nausea. According to research, it has been proved that people who consume more alcohol are likely to suffer depression.
Practice Deep Breathing
Deep breathing is the best tool for overcoming anxiety. Poor breathing habits can cause panic attacks. Healthy breathing calms the mind and body. Breathing exercises demand practice and therefore you need to be regular with them. Follow the below-mentioned tips for deep breathing.
- Place one hand on your chest and another on abdomen.
- Hold your breath for a while and count till 10.
- Inhale slowly through your nose.
- Exhale through your mouth while contracting the abdominal muscles.
- Repeat this process till you perfect this technique.
Connect With The Divine
We can’t deny the fact that stress can’t be managed without connecting yourself to the divine. Undoubtedly, there are many ways to manage stress but without a spiritual connection, they are all in vain. You must identify your purpose of life.
And without connecting with the supreme being, it is not possible. Praying daily is one step towards achieving that path of salvation. You can start your morning by saying a few prayers.
Do Voluntary Services
Helping others can indeed reduces your stress levels. A research conducted by London School of Economics found that volunteering can go a long way in your life. Trust me, volunteering is synonymous with true happiness.
Also, volunteering allows you to connect to your community and make it a better place. Nothing relieves stress better than helping a person.
Whenever you feel yourself under stress ask yourself following questions and I can guarantee your life will be different.
Q-1 Do you have a problem in life?
Answer – No, then why worry?
Q-2 Do you have a problem in life? Can you do something about it?
Answer- Yes, then why worry?
Q-3 Do you have a problem in life? Can you do something about it?
Answer- No, then why worry?
Human beings are the only blessed creatures on the earth. Don’t worry about the situations you cannot control. Take those short steps to make your life stress free. Believe me, these exquisite tips will add more value to your life if you give a shot to following them.
Cheers to life!