What is Box Breathing? How Can You Do It?
Box breathing is a deep breathing technique that incorporates a particular rhythm of inhalation, holding the breath, exhalation, and another breath hold. After a stressful event, box breathing is a strong yet straightforward relaxation method that seeks to restore breathing to its regular pattern. It might aid in improving focus, internal relaxation, and mental clarity. Why You Should Practice Box Breathing? Our breathing often becomes quick and shallow when we are experiencing anxiety. The body’s relaxation reaction can be helped by box breathing, which emphasises slow, deep breaths. Deep breathing boosts oxygen intake, lowers the heart rate, and promotes peace […]
How To Relieve Stress As A Manager?
“Workaholism” is becoming more prevalent in today’s day and age. A growing number of employees who work more than the typical 40 hours per week consider themselves workaholics. Workaholism hasn’t received much attention in the past because it’s typically accepted and even anticipated by most working environments. However, it can be detrimental to an employee’s health and well-being, especially if you’re trying to relieve stress at work as a manager. By fostering a positive work atmosphere, great managers can lessen stress in the office, for themselves, and for others working under them. When it comes to achieving a successful outcome in a demanding […]
This Comfort Toolkit Will Calm You When The Anxiety Hits
Most of us are familiar with helping others when they are upset or anxious but how do you soothe yourself when disruptive emotions take over? Your heart races, your body temperature rises, your hands shake, and your stomach feels queasy. Your thoughts start to spiral, and you feel like you won’t be able to handle it. It can feel very powerless when anxiety takes over; like you’re not in control of your body and mind. But that’s not entirely true. While anxiety appears in mental and physical symptoms, there are several ways we can calm ourselves and be in control. […]
Is The Extrovert Way Of Stress Management Better Than Introverts?
In a world where stress is an absolutely universal experience, where burnout is rampant and the pandemic-ending era still seems to be looming above us, you’d be surprised to learn that your unique traits and needs, like introversion and extroversion, can compel you to deal with stress in different manners. While some react to stress quickly and move ahead, others can dwell and let it invade their inner reality. This variation comes from differing emotional personalities, which might explain how introverts and extroverts practice stress management differently. That said, how stress affects you personally is more about what drains you […]
6 Simple Ways To Manage Stress As An Introvert
Life can be overwhelming with the pace it moves forward. Sometimes it can be exciting but other times it can feel stressful. And that stress can trigger some powerful emotions like anger, anxiety, fear, loneliness, and more. For introverts, this stress can become very overwhelming and disorienting as they often process and feel things deeply as compared to their extrovert counterparts. However, this anxiety is not permanent, it can be controlled with one key solution: mindfulness. You can easily manage stress as an introvert with mindfulness. Practicing mindfulness regularly can invoke calm and decrease feelings of stress and overwhelm. So, […]
10 Effective Ways To Balance Your Stress Hormones
Caring for your mental health has always been important, but more so in today’s changing reality, where anxiety seems to be at an all-time high. Long-term stress and anxiety can be detrimental for your physical as well as mental wellbeing, which is why balancing your stress hormones are vital. But what are stress hormones? Here’s What We Mean Cortisol (or the stress hormone) is secreted by the adrenal glands. It’s elevated when you feel anxious or stressed out, and it’s lowered when you’re in a relaxed state. When its levels rise, all the body’s energy and focus is utilized […]
7 Ways Meditation Can Help Manage Stress & Reduce Anxiety
Meditation has been shown to strengthen immunity, reduce anxiety, and help you get a good night’s sleep – all aspects of self-care that are important to keep in mind as we tackle our day-to-day lives. And while there are different ways of meditating, they all offer a similar set of proven benefits for mental and physical health, especially as a way to manage stress. The first step to managing stress is to recognize that stress isn’t a force beyond your control. It doesn’t exist outside of you in the environment or external situations; instead, stress is an internal response […]
4 Best Breathing Techniques for Stress Relief
Mindful breathing techniques can help keep our mind and body healthy by lowering blood pressure, instilling feelings of calmness and relieving stress.
What Is Mindfulness Meditation? How Does It Affect You?
Mindfulness Meditation helps break the swirling of thoughts – past events, situations in life, or future’s uncertainty.
A Guide To Managing Stress & Improving Mental Health At Any Age
It’s been said that stress is a cause of all diseases and for good reason. Stress is way more than the overwhelm of a tight deadline or when an argument breaks out at the dinner table, it’s the combination of physical, chemical, and emotional stressors that you may be unaware of. It can come through school, work, relationships, or even at home and affect you at any age. Mapping out a sustainable plan for managing stress will help you take better care of your mental health. Let’s look at some of the best coping strategies for each generation. How […]
How To Stop Excessive Worrying And Calm The Mind
If excessive worrying has started to interfere with your daily life, work, or relationships, it’s time to learn how to stop it.