1. Don't exceed expectations.
When we are so busy, even when our schedule is filled with interesting things, we can feel more stressed, simply because of the lack of time to rest. If the schedule is cluttered with stressful or unnecessary activities, it will become more tiring. Learning to say no to time constraints and remove stressors from your life are great strategies for cultivating inner peace.
2. Avoid tiring yourself too much while trying.
When we are stressed, we often feel defeated or tired of fighting and miss opportunities to deal with the situation. Sometimes we can feel frustrated or personally defeated, and neglect to keep trying, which turns what could have been a temporary failure into something much more important. Developing an optimistic attitude can not only help you feel happier and more grateful for what you have, but it can also help you see opportunities that you might otherwise miss if you focus primarily on the things that stress you out.
3. Avoid consuming too much caffeine.
If you can't function without taking morning coffee, you don't have to give up coffee, soft drink, energy drink or tea. But if you regularly drink several cups a day, you may feel more stressed than you would like. Too much caffeine can cause problems for your adrenal glands by overstimulating the body. And because it stimulates the nervous system, caffeine can increase blood pressure and heart rate, ultimately increasing feelings of anxiety. In fact, if you are suffering from anxiety, one of the first things you should do is reduce your caffeine intake.
4. Do not take it to your close persons.
Snacking with friends and family won't relieve your stress. In fact, it will probably add to it. If you feel like you're about to get into a fight, walk away. Friendships can be restored over time much more easily than breaking them.
5. Reduce nicotine consumption.
Nicotine users often see it as a stress reliever. However, nicotine actually puts more stress on the body by increasing physical arousal and reducing blood flow and breathing rate.
6. Avoid dull contents or activities and just have fun
Laughter releases endorphins that improve mood and reduce levels of stress hormones, cortisol and adrenaline. Laughter tricks your nervous system to make you happy.
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