Workplace stress busters six 10-minute solutions


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Workplace stress busters six 10-minute solutions

  1. 1. Six 10-Minute Workplace Stress Busters
  2. 2. Stress <ul><li>Stress at work seems to be a facet of life in the 21st Century </li></ul><ul><li>However, you don’t have to be a victim of it </li></ul>
  3. 3. Stress Busters <ul><li>Here are six easy workplace stress busters for you to try… </li></ul>
  4. 4. 1. Soothing Music <ul><li>Take a short break and listen to some soothing music </li></ul>
  5. 5. 1. Soothing Music <ul><li>If you have internet access try tuning in to a radio station like and listening to some jazz or classical music for 10 minutes </li></ul>
  6. 6. 2. Go For A Walk <ul><li>Go for a walk and get some fresh air for 10 minutes </li></ul>
  7. 7. 2. Go For A Walk <ul><li>When you get back to work you’ll often find your mindset has shifted and you can focus more effectively </li></ul>
  8. 8. 3. Relax <ul><li>Use the following technique to relax your body... </li></ul>
  9. 9. 3. Relax <ul><li>Sit up straight in your chair with your feet flat on the floor </li></ul><ul><li>Slow your breathing down, and begin relaxing your whole body starting with the top of your head </li></ul>
  10. 10. 3. Relax Your Body <ul><li>Work your way down your face, neck, shoulders, arms and hands </li></ul><ul><li>Relax your back, chest, abdomen and mid-section </li></ul>
  11. 11. 3. Relax Your Body <ul><li>Relax your thighs, knees, calf muscles, feet and toes </li></ul><ul><li>Then relax your whole body </li></ul>
  12. 12. 3. Relax Your Body <ul><li>This is a powerful technique you can do at any time, and many times a day – even whilst you’re working </li></ul>
  13. 13. 4. Breathe Deeply <ul><li>Take a long, slow breath in through your nose, hold for three seconds then breathe out slowly </li></ul>
  14. 14. 4. Breathe Deeply <ul><li>Ensure your breathing is deep, steady and through your abdomen </li></ul><ul><li>On each exhalation relax and release all the stress and tension in your body </li></ul>
  15. 15. 4. Breathe Deeply <ul><li>Continue breathing like this for 20-30 breaths </li></ul><ul><li>At the end of this technique you should feel fresher, less stressed and more alert </li></ul>
  16. 16. 5. Herbal Tea <ul><li>Have a cup of herbal tea, sit back and relax for 10 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Camomile tea is a good choice that helps to relax the body </li></ul>
  17. 17. 5. Herbal Tea <ul><li>Herbal teas hydrate you and flush toxins out of the body </li></ul><ul><li>This helps you to feel better in yourself, happier and less stressed </li></ul>
  18. 18. 5. Herbal Tea <ul><li>Avoid caffeine as this will increase any feelings of stress that you may be experiencing </li></ul>
  19. 19. 6. Hand Massage <ul><li>Give yourself a hand massage </li></ul><ul><li>Similarly to your feet, your hands contain nerve endings, which when massaged, condition the whole body </li></ul>
  20. 20. 6. Hand Massage <ul><li>Massage your hands (with or without cream) for between five and ten minutes </li></ul><ul><li>This revitalises your body and mind, and helps you to function more effectively </li></ul>
  21. 21. More Information <ul><li>For more details on how to cope with stress, anxiety or panic attacks go to: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>and click on the </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Stop Panic Attacks And General Anxiety Fast!’ </li></ul><ul><li>button </li></ul>