8 Ways to Reduce Your Stress and Increase Your Success!!

1. Deep Breathing

·      Taking a deep breathe not only lowers your blood pressure but also  lowers cortisol levels which is what causes anxiety and stress.

2. Light a Candle

·      Scents like Lavender or Fresh Linens are known for their relaxing effects.

3.  Chew Gum

·      Chewing gum also lowers cortisol levels and leaves a person calmer state.

4. Hug!

·      Studies have shown that hugging is a great way to loosen up and get back to that Zen state of mind.

5. Count backwards

·      You’re Kindergarten teacher was on to something. It’s hard to freak out about a due date or midterm when you’re taking a short counting break.

6. Give Yourself a Hand Massage

·      This is especially useful for people who spend a lot of time typing. Hands can hold a lot of tension and massaging them is a easy way to remove some of that strain.

7. Dance!

·      Turn on your favourite song on have a crazy dance party by yourself or with your friends. Release some good endorphins and is guaranteed to put a smile on your face.

8. Make a List

·      Make of lists of all the tasks you need done or all of your goal you want to achieve. Often things don’t seem as overwhelming when they’re written down.

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