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De-Stress In A Minute Or Less!


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When stress hits, you can either lose your marbles or handle the overload with grace. Below are seven short-term fixes to help you accomplish the last mentioned, even if you only have a minute.

Try one (or two, or seven) of these effective, do-anywhere tips!

Take a deep breath: Taking a deep breath is a simple, effective way to calm your mind and give you perspective. Plus, deep breathing can release endorphins in your body, which will up your sense of well-being and make you feel more at ease.

Shout it out: Make an executive decision to remove yourself from a stressful situation to let it out in private. This way, you won’t mistakenly direct your frustration at an undeserving bystander.

Visualize a peaceful place: Even if you can’t physically get there, a mini mental vacation will bring you closer to your happy place.

Turn on your favorite tune: It’s no secret that music is a stress reliever and your favorite jam can help put things into perspective.

Peel an orange: I know your probably thinking how in the world that could help, but aromatherapy has been linked to reduced stress levels in adults. While you might not have any therapeutic oils on hand, chances are you can find an orange to peel.

Pet your pooch: According to the National Center for Infectious Diseases, spending time with your pet can decrease blood pressure.

Clean your desk: All that physical clutter could be a reflection of what’s happening inside. It’ll just take a minute, with the potential to reset your workflow and clear your head.

Cant figure out how to deal with the stress? Is it too overwhelming and starting to affect your life? Call us today and we can help you reduce stress, relieve pain, and make you feel better. (813)244-1251 

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