Stress is a natural physical and mental reaction to a threat or a demanding situation. It’s actually normal to feel stressed, especially when the daily rhythms justify it. Job and family obligations, exams as well as financial difficulties are just a few of the reasons that don’t allow you to relax. However, when stress becomes more frequent and intense, it gets more difficult to cope with daily obligations. Thus, in order to ease your daily life, you must allow yourself to relax.
Stress management certainly depends on the intensity and the form in which it manifests. Most people, in their daily lives, experience common stress, which can be handled with some simple techniques:
Plan your day
The strain of daily routine is the number one factor that increases stress. Don’t try to “fit” all the obligations into a single day. Organize your day-to-day responsibilities by making a list of your priorities and setting realistic goals. Finally, make sure that you make time for leisure activities as well as adequate rest.
It may sound difficult, though a conscious effort to change the way you approach things may unexpectedly boost your psychology. Try to control all the negative and unpleasant thoughts, replacing them with more positive and optimistic assessments.
Make small lifestyle changes
Plan an enjoyable daily activity. It doesn’t have to be time consuming, as long as it distracts you from your worries. Watch TV, read books, go out with friends, and allow yourself to relax and be forgotten. Physical exercise is an important tactic, as it will help you eliminate all the stress that has accumulated into your body. You may also reduce caffeine intake, as its stimulant effect doesn’t help your quest to relax.
Enjoy a relaxing massage
You don’t have to visit a specialized massage place. You can treat yourself at home by using OLIVE.ELIA Massage Oil Αnti-stress with olive oil & avocado oil, which turns massaging into a pleasant and relaxing experience, while, at the same time, providing the skin with nourishing substances. Apply the necessary quantity to clean and dry skin and massage according to your needs.
Indulge in the properties of lavender
Essential oils can be a valuable ally in the fight against stress. OLIVE.ELIA Lavender Body & Pillow Mist with soft lavender notes, perfumes the body discreetly, offering tranquility and improved mood. As well, when sprayed on the pillow and linen, relaxes the senses, ensuring a quiet and restful sleep. A test will convince you!