Simple Tips for STRESS FREE Living
With the demands of modern day living, its easy to get swayed into the hype and busy schedules of our day. Hectic work hours, boss breathing down our necks, endless expectations of our family, pleasing friends can get all too overwhelming. And even though, we try to frantically meet all these expectations, we find that life is somehow tearing us apart into a million fragments each having a separate existence of their own. In what seems like a normal routine to us all, here are some things that you can actively do to live in the moment and experience a deeper and more fulfilling life!
TAKE A FEW CONSCIOUS BREATHS
Taking a few seconds to breathe consciously can bring you back to the present moment. Your work will be more efficient and you will instantly have renewed energy to continue with the task at hand.
LOOK OUT OF THE WINDOW
Gaze at the trees and plants outside. Enjoy the exuberance they radiate, watch them dance in the winds for a few seconds. This will give you a fresh insight into the nature of things and instead of rushing to complete tasks, you will find yourself being more in tune with the beauty of nature and allow yourself to swiftly move into your day without carrying the stress attached to it.
TAKE SHORT WALKS
Walking is a wonderful stress buster. Complement it with a few conscious breaths and you will feel lighter and maybe even filled with a few brighter ideas on how to go about your day in a more effective manner
SIP ON SOME CALMING TEA
Drinking a cup or two of green tea or camomile tea can soothe not just your body but also calm your mind. You can even have a cup a few minutes before going to bed to release all the accumulated stress of your day and enjoy a good restful sleep. Green tea has several beauty benefits too. Click here to read http://zeenatstyle.com/beauty-benefits-green-tea-skin-hair/
LISTEN TO INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC
Music has a instant calming effect on our brains. Listening to some instrumental guitar or lounge music for a few minutes a day can revive your mind and put your body in a state of relaxation and calm. You can even sit with your eyes closed for a few moments as you listen to some healing music and observe the flow of your breath as you inhale and exhale. This will make you more alert to the things and people around you and you will find yourself more present as you talk to your colleagues, friends and family. Click here to listen to some relaxing music https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cnfj6QCGLyA
LIGHT SOME SCENTED CANDLES
Scents and fragrances have been used for centuries to change the mood and open the senses up to your surroundings thus making you more appreciative of the gifts you already have in your life. New and clear insights into your life may emerge from simply having a pleasant smell around your house, room or even work space. Choose your favorite scents from lavender, fresh flowers, fruity to even fresh bed linen fragrance.
DECORATE YOUR SPACE WITH YOUR FAVORITE MEMORIES
We all have those favorite holiday moments, family members or even pets that we’re very fond of and cannot imagine our lives without. Frame photos of your most cherished memories of people, places and things. Use this as an opportunity to even frame places that you have never been to but are on your wish list. This can serve as a vision board making you enthusiastic and excited about your day and where you look forward to making your dreams come true. You can even place little pots of fresh plants and flower vases to add life to your work space, home or room and keep you feeling fresh to carry on with your day and follow those dreams.
USE EPSOM SALTS IN YOUR BUBBLE BATH
Soaking your body in a tub filled with warm water and epsom salts can instantly rejuvenate and detoxify your body, eliminate negativity and calm your senses. Do this when you’re back home after a long hectic day at work or simply before you get into bed. You will be ready to enjoy a much deserved deep and restful sleep.
FEW DROPS OF LAVENDER OIL
Putting a few drops of lavender oil on your pillow can promote a sense of calm and help you go more fully into a state of relaxed and deep sleep.
REMEMBER THAT LIFE IS TRULY BEAUTIFUL
Keep one or few of the above tips in mind as you go about your day and find yourself responding to life with more energy, ease and joy!