Managing Stress Will Increase Your Quality of Life

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The unfortunate fact of the matter is, stress has no cure. As all of us have to interact with people we don’t want to and do things that we do not enjoy, stress is an inevitable part of life. The goal shouldn’t be eliminating stress altogether, but rather finding ways to manage it effectively. This Refinery 29 article addresses the topic by looking at four different techniques that have been proven to meaningfully lower a person stress level. The first suggestion is to take up yoga. As a number of studies of found that practicing yoga has the effect of inducing the stress busting relaxation response, it’s one worth following.

Another suggestion is to cultivate close interpersonal relationships. This is because having people in our lives that we can talk to about our various anxieties helps us process stress instead of becoming overwhelmed by it. It’s also a good idea engage in activities that reduce the amount of physical stress our bodies are under. You may not realize how significant an impact walking around all day with tense muscles and fascia has on your mental outlook until that tension is removed. Getting regular massage treatments will not only help you feel better by soothing body pain and increasing your flexibility, it’ll also allow you to achieve a greater degree of focus as you will no longer be distracted by physical discomfort.

Read the full article here: How To Stop Feeling So Stressed, According To Science

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