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Don’t Be a Mess: Get Rid of Stress!


Recently, we wrote an article about How Stress Can Wreak Havoc on Your Body. Considering that we are living in a fast-paced world, stress is as common as the air we breathe. I have been known to get stressed out from time-to-time. Usually I cope by bingeing on episodes of 90 Day Fiancé and eating a pile of Doritos Late Night Fully Loaded Nachos, but I wouldn’t necessarily recommend this method. Instead, you have to learn to manage your everyday routines and fight off these problems that will eventually stress you out. Before you can cope with it, it’s essential to understand what stress really is and identify how it can appear in our life.

Celebs like Zendaya and the beloved Riverdale star Lili Reinhart offer their take on how to deal with stress for Flare Magazine.

What is Stress?

Stress can be easily defined as the imbalance in our physiological, biological and social aspect in our life. There are many reasons why a person gets stressed: family problems, financial difficulties, career obligations, or a quarrel between friends. Though how minor it may seem, these problems all add up to turn into an inconvenience, and a big one at that.

Incidentally, stress can start from anywhere and can also end in another way. Some may start from your body due to overwork or, build up mentally which can affect that way you think which can practically lead to negative results. The first way to deal with stress is find out the cause and determine ways to get rid of it.


Stress Management 101

When you already have an idea on how stress worked your way into your life, there are plenty of solutions to make it go away. Just keep in mind that the simplest solutions to your problems are always the best way in dealing with it.

When suffering from stress due to overwork, you can easily take some time off and let your body rejuvenate. If you are able to afford it, treat yourself to a massage or visit your local spa and start pampering yourself. Another method of getting the stress out of your system is to take some time off from your daily routine and take a vacation. Visit friends and relatives and have fun shopping or taking some leisure walks around the mall.

A vacation with nature can be a great relief to stress; the serenity and relaxing scenery can do wonders to your mental and emotional state. Camp out and leave your thoughts about work at home, give yourself a break from all those burdens.

There are also some apps available to help with stress. Check out the Headspace meditation app, Stop, Breathe and Think, and Calm to get started.

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Get in Touch with your Inner Child

Indulging yourself with games and sports is a great way to dispel stress from your system. When indulging in sports, you have to concentrate on what you are doing in order to win. This is a great way to divert your mind from your mental burdens and concentrate on the task at hand.

If you don’t plan to go for sports, then go for games. Visit your local game shop and buy some game CDs to your liking, install it on your computer and annihilate alien invaders as if it were your stress. If you have some financial troubles and can’t spare an extra buck on games CDs, then you can browse around the Internet and play Flash games if you wish.

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Traditional Stress Reliever

Ancient practices do provide solutions to your stress problems. You can sign up for yoga classes and stretch those problems away or go for meditation classes that will train you in freeing your mind from the problems at hand and allowing you to focus on relaxation and peace of mind.

Other methods to help you relax and keep your mind at peace is through aromatherapy. Inquire around shops for various scents that can help you relax. You can go for scented candles or assorted incense that will help you in your stress management. Moodbeli offers some great ancient tonic botanicals for wellness and stress reducing properties such as the Calming Adoptogen.