As a woman, you are daily living in stress because of work and family pressure and hormonal changes due to period and pregnancy, increases its level. Do you want to live stress-free life but don’t know how to reduce it?
Managing stress is necessary because excessive stress takes a toll on your health, causes obesity, hair loss, blood pressure, anxiety, and hampering your decision-making ability.
Follow these effective tips to manage stress in women:
Healthy Social support to manage your stress –
Taking the social support of your close pals, work like relaxing pills for your brain. Talking to your family member and friends, and discussing your problem with them, bring ease into your mind.
Daily Exercise to reduce stress –
Healthy body and mind maintain balance in your life. Exercise in the morning and evening not only maintain your fitness but also improves your mental health. Only 30 min. exercises: like swimming, walking, and running are enough to boost your energy level, which in turn improves your mood too.
Do meditation for a peaceful mind –
Believe me, there is no better medicine in this world than meditation for stress. Doing meditation daily brings peace into your mind. It balances your emotions and secretes hormones like dopamine, and endorphins to uplift your mood.
Give yourself a “Me Time” -
Busy doing stuff for others and taking care of your family leads to burnout. Give yourself a day, where you can spend time with yourself only. Do whatever you wanna do in this me-time like just sit in your garden and take a sip of your favorite coffee and enjoy the relaxing music in the background, it gives you immense relaxation, that you ever wanted in your life.
Use Music therapy for stress relief –
Not talking about loud music, which you can listen to it occasionally. When you are under high stress and find no other way for relief, relaxing music gives you quick relief from stress.
Take a Bath to alleviate stress -
After a stressful day, if you take a bath, it removes your stress. Scientific research already proves that it gives your whole body and brain calming effects.
So next time when your whole day is stressful, go and take a shower.
Helping Others –
Providing a helping hand to other people, always bring meaning to your life. Giving food and clothes to poor and orphan people, whose situation is worse than yours, allows you to think about your problem from a different perspective.
If you help others their pleasing smile works as a stress reliever for you.
Learn to say no –
It happens with most of the women that they take so much burden upon themselves, caring about their family, and working in the office. Slowly it becomes a habit of most women to say yes to every work and get stressed out by doing so many tasks in a day.
You should learn to say no and save your time for yourself, this way you'll manage work-life balance and your stress also reduce by it.
Read a self-help book and manage your stress –
Read good books and gain wisdom. It is one of the best habits. In a busy schedule, just simply save time for reading good books. Because some books can transform your life and helps you to manage your stress level.
- Read a book like “Mindfulness for stress management” by Dr. Robert Schachter,
- This book is especially for women by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski “ Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle”
Use this technique given in this book, it is really helpful for you to reduce your stress.
Get Enough Sleep and reduce Your Stress -.
As women, you all go through hormonal changes throughout your life, if you cannot get enough sound sleep, because of your work, you'll suffer from hormonal imbalance and it will trigger your stress.
Taking 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep at night makes your day energetic and sound sleep balances your hormone and reduces your stress level.
Stress has becomes a part of everyone's life . For women, it's a little bit too much, because of multitasking jobs in the office and at home. If you want to reduce your stress, follow these above steps in your daily life, and you'll see that your stress reduces from your life. But you have to take genuine action to kick out the stress from your life.