Udayavni Special

Stress management: 11 effective ways to deal with Stress


Team Udayavani, Jul 11, 2020, 2:09 PM IST

Stress wreaks havoc on your emotional stability, as well as your physical health. It narrows your ability to think clearly, function effectively, and enjoy life

Negative stress can keep you from feeling and performing your best,  mentally, physically and emotionally. However, no one’s life is completely stress-free but it is  important to know how to manage stress in your life.

11 ways to manage stress

1.Always try to identify your stress as it brings you one step closer to manage your stress. Take time to sit and think about the cause and come up with a solution.

2.Regular exercise and physical activity are necessary to maintain good health and is also a great and healthy way to manage stress. It is said that it will reduce some of the emotional intensity that you are feeling, clearing your thoughts

3.Do what you love in your free time like painting, reading a book etc. It helps you divert your mind and also lets you think calmly about your problems

4.Spend time with friends, family, and people you enjoy. It would be better if you share your thoughts to atleast one person as it  helps in clearing your mind and also come up with better solutions.

5.Try to find a balance between work and family life, social activities and solitary pursuits and daily responsibilities

6.Usually stress occurs due to our urge to be perfect and our fear of accepting failures. This is classified as avoidable stress. Always Set reasonable standards for yourself and makes sure that you do not get disappointed which will lead to stress.

7.Stress levels and a proper diet are closely related as when we are stressed we often forget to eat well and resort to using sugary, fatty snack foods. Try to avoid sugary snacks and eat more  of Fruits and vegetables

8.Avoid caffeine as much as possible and drink green tea as it has less than half the caffeine of coffee and contains healthy antioxidants and theanine, an amino acid that has a calming effect on the nervous system.

9.Look for the positives in life, and things for which you are grateful. Try writing down 3 things that went well, or for which you are grateful, at the end of every day.

10.Although stress leads to lack of sleep and it can also be a cause of stress sometimes.  to get good amount of sleep by listening to calming sounds or drinking warm milk before bed.

11.Practice meditation and Yoga as it activates a state of restfulness that counterbalances your body’s hormones

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

IPL auction likely on February 18: BCCI official

Ph 1 trial results show Covaxin has tolerable safety, enhanced immunity: Lancet study

Cong to elect party president by June 2021: CWC

Govt asks farm leaders to reconsider proposal for suspending three laws; Unions stick to repeal demand

‘Paytm Cashback offer’: LPG cylinder from HP, Indane and Bharat gas for free

Former CJI Gogoi provided ‘Z+’ VIP security cover

First-ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons enters into force


Related Articles More

Ph 1 trial results show Covaxin has tolerable safety, enhanced immunity: Lancet study

Replace sugar with jaggery in regular milk for numerous health benefits

Lose weight by just doing Surya namaskar

Arthritis drug no better than standard care for severe COVID-19, says study

Oxford preparing COVID-19 vaccine versions to fight virus variants: Report

MUST WATCH

Mangaluru: Police arrest nine students for alleged ragging

Remembering Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose | Asha Raghuvamshi

Inter-state Ganja smuggling racket busted: 7 held, 44.630 kgs of Marijuana seized

explosion sound around shivamogga

Mangaluru harassment in bus case: Young woman narrates her ordeal

Latest Additions

India will be role model on how to vaccinate billion people at scale, in trusted manner says Nilekani

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina thanks Modi for gift of 2 million Covid-19 vaccines

Bihar police circular says offensive social media posts against govt to be treated as cyber crime

IRCTC to resume e-catering services from next month

IPL auction likely on February 18: BCCI official

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.