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10 Ways To Reduce Stress


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Life is filled with hectic schedules and stress. Here are a few steps that can help you think clearly during stressful situations. Let MaidPro take something off your to-do list.

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10 Ways To Reduce Stress

  1. 1. 10 Ways To Reduce Stress Brought to you by: MaidPro Central CT
  2. 2. Laugh. Laughter releases endorphins that improve mood & decrease levels of the stress-causing hormones cortisol and adrenaline. It’s hard to learn to laugh it off, so watch a funny movie.
  3. 3. Exercise. It’s difficult to fit exercise into a busy work week. Make time for you. Even a short walk can offer immediate relief to a stressful situation.
  4. 4. Sleep. The vicious cycle of stress: stress causes you to loose sleep and a lack of sleep causes stress. Make it a point to get the doctor recommended hours of sleep, 7 to 8 hours.
  5. 5. Breathe. While it may seem cliché, taking deep breaths can offer you immediate relief in stressful situations.
  6. 6. Food. What we eat largely affects mood. Regulate caffeine intake and other food or drink that is linked to stomach irritability or increased anxiety.
  7. 7. Thoughts. A positive thought life leads to a positive outlook. Talking yourself through a situation can offer immediately relief to stressful situations. Reinforcing positive thoughts can also increase a positive self image.
  8. 8. Music. Music can slow your heart rate, help you meditate and focus so you can reduce stress. Music can also influence your mood.
  9. 9. Hug. A hug can reduce blood pressure and offer immediate relief to stress.
  10. 10. Write. Journaling can help process stress. Writing has meditative and reflective effects.
  11. 11. Massage. There are therapeutic benefits of massage. A massage can relieve stress and pain.
  12. 12. Kick up your feet when you get home. Let MaidPro clean.
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