Tips For Stress Relief
If you feel tense, make sure you consciously breathe in and out
slowly and steadily to combat the shallow breathing and breath holding
we tend towards when anxious.
Maintain good posture. You spend most of your day sitting or
standing. If your spine isn't’ in proper alignment, you
will strain your back and neck. If you slouch while sitting you
will compress your insides, including your diaphragm, and will
To loosen up the neck, where many people carry their stress - Stand
or sit up straight with the bottom of your spine turned under. (Do
not arch your back) Let your head fall forward, keeping the neck
and shoulders relaxed. Slowly swing your head to one side, then
let it drop and swing to the other side.
While doing stationary exercises such as riding a stationary
bike or an elliptical trainer, watching TV can make exercise
For non-stationary exercises such as walking, listening to
music or listening
to audiobooks may help pass the time.