Have you been feeling a little tense lately?
Here are some quick tips to tame your tension. Try them out and let me know which one helps you best.
Practice slow-paced breathing.
- Consciously changing the way you breathe appears to send a signal to the brain to adjust the parasympathetic branch of the nervous system, which can slow heart rate and digestion and promote feelings of calm.
Watch your favorite comedy or sitcom.
- Enjoying a good laugh activates and relieves your stress response, and it can increase and then decrease your heart rate and blood pressure. Resulting in a good, relaxed feeling.
Adopt an uplifting mantra and repeat it when you're happy.
- That will train your mind to associate the phrase with being content. Then, when you're on edge, chant your mantra and you'll immediately feel more at ease.
Spending even a few minutes in meditation can restore your calm and inner peace.
- Anyone can practice meditation anywhere. It's simple and inexpensive, and it doesn't...