Living in the city isn’t exactly a very relaxing scene to be in. People are so busy here & there, traffic everywhere, and there’s hardly a place you could get some fresh air. The city life is beautiful like no other, but you can’t deny that stress will always be a part of it. Here are a few tips to deal with it.
Talk to Someone
Just simply having someone to listen to you talking about how your day went can go a long way. Talking can distract you from the negative vibes and can help clear your mind. It calms you down and put problems into perspective.This can help you make better decisions and have a better mood for the rest of the day.
Try Relaxation Techniques
You can try self-hypnosis, coloring or doodling to relieve stress. Focus on one word that has a positive meaning to you such as “calm” or “peace” and just keep thinking about that. To the artsy ones, you can relieve stress through colors or drawings. Example: wolf lovers could doodle a wolf and you can even color it afterwards if you still have the energy. Another way to relax yourself is to repeat a mantra in your head such as “keep calm” or Ï can do this”. Just think of it as a short meditation you can do anytime, anywhere.
Indulge in Physical Activity
Stressful situations may increase stressful hormones in your body which you need to control. Go to the gym and work that abs or go shopping and buy that watch or amazon earrings you’ve had your eyes on. Incorporating any physical activity to your daily routine can really help you release the stress you really don’t need.
Get Some Sleep
After a long and stressful 8 hours, end your day with a beautiful sleep. Take a warm bath or read a book to calm your body, tire your eyes and forget about the things that worry you. Make sure to get 6-8 hours of sleep to give your body the ample amount of time to rest and regain stress for the next day.