Stress has taken a permanent place in the lives of people today. In fact the present generation is also considered the most stressed out generation. Stress has become a part of everyday life and you just can’t avoid it being amid so many things. But, the thing that is still in your hands is: your response. Yes, you have read it right. The way you respond to different situations and stress can save you from many upcoming problems.
Have the courage to look into eyes of whatever brings stress to you and suck all its power by responding to it calmly. After you believe that you can manage anxiety and stress, you are half way towards peace. Your perception can have a lot of impact on your health and how you feel.
Each small thing you do for your welfare counts and can make a significant difference with the passage of time. Here are some tips that can help you feel on top of stress:
- Learn what triggers your stress:
The first thing you should do is identify the things that trigger your stress or anxiety. Pay heed to the things, scenarios, people or situations that bring stress into your life. Jot down the stress triggers somewhere and review them once in a while to improve your life. Keep a check on all the things that take out peace from your life.
Mini meditation can do wonders in the case of stress and anxiety. All you need to do is invest some time in some relaxing activities. You should breathe in deeply, count to five, and exhale at a slow pace. While practicing this exercise, watch your lower abdomen expand and deflate. You should do this exercise five times a day.
- Face it:
When you know that stress will hit you, then why run away from it. Face your fears head on, work on it and overcome it. You can only deal with stressful matters if you handle them with ‘I can do it’ mindset.
- Accept Yourself:
Perfection is a myth. Nothing is perfect, and imperfection has its own beauty. Don’t try to be perfect and bother about it. Remind yourself that you are doing your best in all scenarios and are proud of yourself. Don’t even let you belittle yourself. The moment you will accept yourself the way you are, you will conquer so many things in life, including stress.
- Hi-Five Humor in Life:
A good laugh goes a long way. When things go wrong, and you find yourself in the middle of so many problems, choose yourself over them. Laugh out loud on them, by picking up any reason for that. Laugh as if nothing could affect your peace of mind, and in a moment or two you will end up finding yourself quite relaxed.
These are some basic tips that anybody can adopt in life to make it stress free. Stress sucks happiness out of you, so why stress out, when you can be happy instead. The things that are meant to happen will happen no matter how much you bother or stress yourself over them. So, choose a vibrant life and happiness over any other thing in life.