Deep breathing to muscle relaxation: 5 tips to beat the stress effectively

  • Do you suffer from insomina, poor digestion and experience spike in blood sugar levels despite a good diet? It could be due to high stress levels. Here are effective ways to release stress by an expert.
Published on Apr 10, 2022 12:59 PM IST
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Is your body perpetually in a high stress state? You may not realise, but long-term stress could lead to serious health issues like high blood sugar levels, weak digestion and insomnia. It is important to calm yourself the moment you feel angry, stressed, or anxious to avoid getting into sympathetic nervous state. Smriti Kochar, Gut health expert on effective ways to release stress.(Shutterstock, Unsplash)
Published on Apr 10, 2022 12:59 PM IST

Is your body perpetually in a high stress state? You may not realise, but long-term stress could lead to serious health issues like high blood sugar levels, weak digestion and insomnia. It is important to calm yourself the moment you feel angry, stressed, or anxious to avoid getting into sympathetic nervous state. Smriti Kochar, Gut health expert on effective ways to release stress.(Shutterstock, Unsplash)

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Breathing exercises: Simple but highly effective breathing exercises recreate a balance between the vagal and the neural tone of our autonomic nervous system, and lowers the cortisol levels significantly.(Unsplash)
Published on Apr 10, 2022 12:59 PM IST

Breathing exercises: Simple but highly effective breathing exercises recreate a balance between the vagal and the neural tone of our autonomic nervous system, and lowers the cortisol levels significantly.(Unsplash)

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Progressive muscle relaxation technique: This relieves the tension and knots created by anxiety and stress which normally manifests as aches and pains in the body. It induces a state of 'letting go'.(Instagram)
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Progressive muscle relaxation technique: This relieves the tension and knots created by anxiety and stress which normally manifests as aches and pains in the body. It induces a state of 'letting go'.(Instagram)

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Guided imagery: This is very comforting and relieves the person from anxiety, fear and phobias and re-establishes a feeling of safety and security.(Unsplash)
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Guided imagery: This is very comforting and relieves the person from anxiety, fear and phobias and re-establishes a feeling of safety and security.(Unsplash)

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Emotional freedom technique works through tapping of the body and positive affirmations. It is highly effective in relieving stress, anxiety, depression and even bodily pains.(Shutterstock)
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Emotional freedom technique works through tapping of the body and positive affirmations. It is highly effective in relieving stress, anxiety, depression and even bodily pains.(Shutterstock)

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Hypnotherapy is fast acting therapy that releases childhood traumas, attention deficit, negative self-talks, low self-esteem, unexplained fears and phobias. It is highly effective in relieving stress and anxiety.(Unsplash)
Published on Apr 10, 2022 12:59 PM IST

Hypnotherapy is fast acting therapy that releases childhood traumas, attention deficit, negative self-talks, low self-esteem, unexplained fears and phobias. It is highly effective in relieving stress and anxiety.(Unsplash)

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