Tag: stress release
Why Starting Your Own Garden Can Significantly Improve Your Mental Health?
People often question the best time of year to begin a garden. Although anticipation for the start of the new growing season is sparked by the first indications of spring, it may take weeks or months before planting can actually start. Many gardeners get into a tizzy because of the prolonged, cold winter. But the most exciting time to start your own home garden is definitely in the early spring. Gardeners frequently claim that gardening is therapy, and it is surprising to learn how accurate that statement is. Beyond producing wholesome organic foods and enhancing physical health, gardening has therapeutic […]
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 […]
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 […]