Being relax is one of the keys to productivity. You are able to work efficiently as well. This should be maintained for you to enjoy good results when you always have a relax mind and body. The following is a list of powerful and simple things that you can do to reduce stress and tension. Try to do each and select what works for you:
Smile! Do not worry so much. Of course, this is often said than done but this should be a regular practice. The simple act of smiling can lift your mood and release tension. Think of an activity that makes you laugh, chat with a funny friend or maybe watch a comedy show. By smiling and laughing make you naturally release tensions and eventually feel relaxed. It’s always a fact that laughing is a great stress-reliever. A more detailed article about laughter will be posted soon.
Set Realistic Goals and Expectations
Know yourself. Try to master your strengths and utilize them in realizing your dreams. Accept whatever weaknesses you have. Try to overcome them but make sure to focus more on using your strengths. Some people use their weaknesses in some other ways for a specific goal however this is not always the case.
Learn from Past Mistakes
This is very important. Some people let their past dominate them and live a stressful life. Thinking your past mistakes is beneficial when you treat them as your stepping stone in having sound decisions in the future. Always be positive and smile!
Exercise is a great stress reliever. This has been proven so make sure to have a schedule for your regular exercise. Some exercises that you can do anytime are walking, swimming, running up and down the stairs, and dancing. You can also do some mental exercises to put away boredom which causes stress. Try to learn new skills, have a new hobby. Always do something that stimulates your mind. Below are examples of relaxing activities that you can do during your free time:
Playing with your pet
Listening to your favorite playlist
Going to a massage parlor
Practicing Yoga and Deep Breathing
Writing a daily journal