11 Quick-And-Dirty Tips To Combat Stress In Your Daily Life

Life can be pretty stressful. Whether you’re a student trying to keep your good grades or a parent working to maintain a family. All walks of life come with a fair degree of stress. Unfortunately, because stress is so prevalent, many people become over-stressed. This leads to poor health (both physical and mental), an irritable mood, and many other problems. In this day and age it is extremely important to keep your life as stress free as you can. Luckily, there are quite a few techniques you could use to fight stress in your daily life.

Here are a few quick, dirty tips you can squeeze into your schedule to reduce stress.

Image by AgeOfLoss via DeviantArt. Try some deep-breathing exercises.
  • Look into doing some breathing-exercises.
  • Set aside some time every day to just take a breather and relax.
  • Try to set some time aside to do enjoyable things like relaxing with a good book.
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  • Try to cut down on things like smoking or drinking.
  • Get between seven and nine hours of sleep every night.
  • Look into learning a bit more about meditation and try setting aside time to do it.
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  • Don’t run from your problems, they only gets worse.
  • Eat healthier. You’d be surprised how important a healthy diet can be.
  • Take a relaxing bath or shower.
  • Learn to take things less seriously. Some things just aren’t worth stressing about.
  • Don’t be afraid to ask friends and family for help when you’re struggling to deal with stress.
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Do you know of any quick anti-stress methods? Let us know in the comments!