5 Therapeutic Things To Do If You're Stressed
During these difficult times it is easy to get anxious and stressed about current situations, so here are a few things to do if you're stressed.
Take an hour to meditate or do yoga.
Yoga is intensely physical, so concentrating on what your body is doing can help bring calmness to the mind. Yoga helps you focus on your breathing and help you detach yourself from your thoughts.
Studies reveal that meditation reduces the density of brain tissue associated with anxiety and worrying.
You can meditate or do yoga with simple YouTube videos.
2. Draw or colour.
Just pop in some headphones and sit down and draw in response to your playlist. This is a good exercise to let your creative juices flow without restraint and is also a good way to let all your trapped-up thought and emotions in your mind.
3. Spend some alone time in nature or outside.
Spending time in nature is a proven stress-reducer. The outdoors and the fresh helps relieve the mind of stressful thoughts and lift your spirits, the intake of oxygen helps you to feel better overall.
4. Redecorate your house or room
Colour Scheme has a big role to play in how you feel and the mood you are put in. Therefor changing up your colour scheme may aid in how your feeling. Rearranging is an incentive to declutter your room and get rid of unnecessary mess. Decluttering helps to declutter your stressful and negative thoughts and throw them away, making you feel accomplished instead
5. Do something that makes you laugh.
Whether it is watching your favourite movie or tv show. Or something simple as sitting down and talking to close people around you. Laughter counteracts feelings of anxiety and sadness and lowers the bodies cortisol levels, helping you to destress overall.