You have a built-in mechanism for stress resilience, and that mechanism is human connection. Kelly McGonigal, Psychologist, The Willpower Instinct
How much stress have you experienced in the last year? What stress busters do you use?
How much time have you spend connecting and helping others?
Watch the video at the end of this article and learn how to use stress to strengthen your health rather than becoming less healthy.
In the meantime, read the stress buster methods below.
4 Stress Busters for Relief During the Holidays or Anytime
1. Breathe Deeply
Place your right hand on your abdomen and push it out as you breathe in.
Then imagine all your tension leaving your body as you breathe out through your feet and your abdomen contracts inward towards your spine.
You can also focus on specific individual tension areas as you breathe in and relax these as you breathe out.
A few minutes of conscious breathing can calm us. The advantage is that we can do it anywhere such as seating at a desk, driving in a car, or walking.