Stress is perhaps one of the most common problems in your life. According to a survey of American Institute of Stress, 80 percent of students are stressed and 34 percent are feeling depression. According to another survey, an estimate of 1 million workers are absent everyday due to stress. Which is a huge number and now you can understand how it affects the economy.
You might have experience several effect of stress in your life. It may be headaches, high blood pressure, heart problems, constipation, diabetes, asthma, arthritis, depression, anxiety or sex related issues.
You might be thinking about eliminating stress totally. But unfortunately stress cannot be eliminated totally. But it can be reduced down by below lifestyle hacks.
1.Yoga and exercise-
Practicing yoga and doing exercise must be part of your daily routine. You may be very busy but you must do yoga and exercises in morning or evening. For this you need not to join gym center or any yoga studio. You can do it in your home .It will hardly take 15-20 minutes. Yoga and exercises will help you to reduce stress and will keep you healthy. You can follow this blog to get updates on several yogas to cure several diseases.
Meditation is another important thing to reduce stress. Beside this, meditation increases our focus and effectiveness. Simplest way to do meditation is to sit in a comfortable position. Then thinking about something(like a flame of candle) closing your eyes. Doing it for 5-10 minutes will be enough to reduce stress.
7-8 hours of sleep is always recommended for all. Below this amount of sleep can cause several problems in your life. You might have lots of work to do but never compromise with the amount of sleep. Sleep is even more important than exercise and meditation .If you skip exercise and meditation for one day it will be okay, but skipping sleep will be really detrimental to your health.
4.Avoiding smoking and drinking-
I understand that most of us have consumed alcohol and tobacco at sometime of our life. Sometime we think that stress can be reduced by smoking and drinking. You might have consumed alcohol sometime to forget something .But the fact is smoking and drinking causes more stress in our life. So I will advise you to stay away from smoking and drinking in order to reduce stress.
Time is something you cannot control. But you can manage it . If you think deeper, sometimes you might get stressed due to lack of time. Not only you, we all get stressed due to lack of time. But the fact is , we get stressed not because of lack of time but improper management of time. We all get 24 hours a day. But those who use it wisely become successful .So try to manage each and every second to use the time wisely.
6.Talking with friends-
Talking and discussing about your problems with some genuine friends will always help you to reduce stress. But before doing that make sure your friends are genuine. Otherwise any fake friend can use your weak point against you.
7.Limited usage of social media-
Nowadays it is our habit to post almost everything on social media. Suppose you found some of your friends and relatives are hanging out and you are busy with your job, it will create more stress within you .But remember, most of the happy pics of social media are fake and if you are working hard, it will pay off in future. So please use social media within limit.
Wish you a stress free life.
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