5 most effective tips for stress relief you should know

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Stress, everyone has experienced it or has to deal with it on a daily basis. We often associate stress with negative feelings that make us feel less confident and even more frustrated in everything that doesn’t work out right away. But do not worry! This will come to an end today, as in this article we give 4 great tips to help you deal with your stress.

Take it day by day, don’t stress too much about tomorrow

Get creative!

Get creative and let your imagination run wild. Nowadays there are a lot of activities for both youth and adults that will help you relax. For example, you can draw or color, paint, create and personalize fashion items, write down your feelings and write a song, create a board game for you and your friends,… etc.

Are you more of a food lover? No problem! Cooking is also a form of being creative and taking your mind off things. Try new recipes or make a delicious cake, the choices are endless. Just be careful and don’t go too crazy. 

Enjoy the nature

Exercising is important for everyone, especially during these times when we have to work from home and can no longer have a chat at the coffee machine with our colleagues.

Nature is the most beautiful thing this world has to offer and it is completely free. A lot of people have found peace again by going for a walk, cycling or even while having a picnic with friends in the open air. There is something for everyone!

If you choose to walk, pair the pleasant with the useful and find an animal shelter near your neighbourhood. It is the perfect way to relax, do something good and where you can socialize with new people at the same time. This is also an excellent alternative if you don’t have a pet or if you are a huge animal lover.

Mindfulness and yoga

Do some yoga! It may sound hugely cliché but it really works to put your mind at zero and relax. Find for yourself what exercises really work for you. Nowadays you can even find free workout videos everywhere online.

Release your frustrations 

This is a very important one! Don’t shut down the feeling of stress or it can escalate. 

The following tip is one I have done myself and does a tremendous amount of virtue. Take a fragile board, and write all your insecurities or frustrations on it. You can bring back your creative self by filling the empty spaces with a cute or funny drawing. Once you’re completely done, let all your frustrations out by dropping your board from a height onto the ground.

Believe in yourself!

And last but certainly no least, believe in yourself! I know this may seem very cliché but don’t let stress take over your life, you can do this! Make sure you don’t set the bar too high and keep communicating when you are having a rough time. Decide for yourself how to deal with your stress by finding the right activity to relax. 

If you take the above tips into account and apply them, you’ll be fine. Because believe us, nothing feels better than a relaxed mindset.

Do you have any great tips of your own that you’d like to share with us? Then don’t hesitate to share your helpful tips, maybe you can help others reduce their stress. So feel free to share your tips in the comments!

This article has been written by our intern Laurie Jacobs

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