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6 Great Stress-Relieving Activities

6 Great Stress-Relieving Activities

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From job interviews to global pandemics, stress is ever-present in our daily lives. While we can seldom control the circumstances that bring on stress, we can always choose how we respond to them. This is important, as leaving stress to burgeon can lead to a range of mental and physical health problems. That’s why you need to know about and make use of the right solutions for calming the mind. Of course, what works for one person may not be suitable for another, so it helps to have a variety of activities at your disposal. This ensures that you can always pick the best strategy for the circumstances. Here are six great stress-relieving activities to consider. Lighting a Candle Filling the air with a certain scent, such as by lighting a candle, is a method of treating your mood kno...
Tips to Reduce Stress for Healthier Living

Tips to Reduce Stress for Healthier Living

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One of the most overused cliches is that stress is ‘killing us’ but not without good reason. As a matter of fact, high levels of stress have been linked to premature death rates in the developed world. According to an article published a couple years ago in the Miami Herald, there are at least six known causes of death that have been directly linked to stress. If you are feeling the weight of inordinate amounts of stress in your life, it’s time to think about stress reduction techniques that can have you on the road to a more peaceful existence as you begin to ‘heal’ along the way. Here are a few tips. 1. Practice Deep Breathing Techniques Deep, slow breathing is one of the best ‘on-the-spot’ stress reducing techniques. It gets oxygen circulating through the system which is immediate...