Different Ways to Divest Yourself From Stress and Anxiety

Dr. Purushothaman
January 17, 2014


Today many men and women suffer stress and strain in their life. So many factors can cause stress, strain and worries. This includes problems in the workplace, difficulties in relationships, money problems, health problems, fear of not getting jobs or losing it etc.
Below given are some simple tips that keep you away from stress and anxiety:
Always try to think positively - Face problems in your life with a positive mind. Control your thoughts to bring positivity in life. Whenever you start thinking in a negative way, stop it immediately and try to think about something you like to do. Negative thinking will bring misery in life, so try to prevent negative thoughts. Concentrate on doing something useful to avoid negative thinking. By trying this in a constant manner can help in controlling the mind.
Relaxation to mind and body - Strain in life can build-up stress in life. Make it a practice to involve in relaxing activities every day to give some rest to your body and mind.
Welcome humor - Due to the stressful life people today forget to laugh. Laughing is one of the best medicines to keep stress away. You can even think of joining a laughing club to make your day filled with full of energy.
Practicing yoga- By spending a few minutes in yoga practice can bring calmness and relaxation in mind. You can listen to music, meditate, take a good massage and learn some relaxation techniques to free your mind from unwanted worries and stress. It is always good to practice yoga under the guidance of a good yoga practitioner.
Follow a balanced food-habit - Don't skip meals. You should follow a balanced diet to remain healthy. Instead of consuming lots of aerated drinks and oil fired snacks, take lots of leafy vegetables and cereals. Alcohol consumption should be reduced. Alcohol and caffeine has the power to boost anxiety and to activate the stress hormones. Healthy food can cure almost all anxiety and stress related diseases.
Proper sleep - An individual should have at least 8 hours of sleep. If you are stressed out then take some extra sleep. By having proper sleep the tension and stress releasing hormones will get relaxed and you will feel calm. If you are not getting proper sleep then practice some exercises or consult with a doctor. Anyone who didn't have a proper sleep and food will always experience stress and strain.
Daily exercises - Doing exercises daily will help in calming the stress and feel good. Good exercises will help to maintain a healthy body. Exercise will awake hunger and sleep. Both are essential for a body to remain energetic and tension free. You can take a 30 minute brisk walk; do swimming, jogging, riding, dancing etc.
Reading inspiring books - This is another way to deviate mind to positive thoughts.
Other than these there are physical treatments and medications. Medicines like Zanaprin can help in getting inner peace, positive thinking and changing one's way of thinking towards positive things. This medicine doesn't have any side effects. You can buy Zanaprin from medical stores with a doctors prescription.

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