What is Stress | How to Deal with Stress ??

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Living in this century mental issues in form of tensions, depression and anxiety are increasing with a great pace. The desire to achieve maximum in a short span is what results in stress which is indeed the core reason for most of the mental disturbances. Before we move to how to deal with stress, let us first understand what is stress.

Stress often defined as “a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances.” Stress not only affects our mental health but, Stress has been called “the silent killer” and can lead to heart disease, high blood pressure, chest pain, and an irregular heartbeat.

Learn How to Deal With Stress

In order to live a healthy life, its very essential to learn how to deal with stress in an effective way. Stress can be easily managed by following these certain things which personally helped me to overcome and manage stress in a better way. So lets see how to cope with stress by adapting a better lifestyle and changes:

  • Maintain a positive attitude

A positive attitude in life towards all kinds of diversities and different situations of life can act as a great stress controller. Having a positive attitude promotes mental health, maintains a balance in life and fills your life with optimism and positivity.

  • Acceptance

Accepting the fact that not all things can be controlled by you and keeping your mind ready for all kinds of outcomes whether positive or negative certainly helps in stressing less over something when the outcome is not what was desired.

  • Healthy diet

Who does not likes junk food ?? Burgers , momos etc ain’t the just yummmm?? But do we know the kind of food we eat affects alot how we take things. Eating healthy food keeps our mind and body calm and active to think in a better way. Promoting physical as well as mental health a good healthy diet can decrease the level of stress we take.

  • Exercise daily

Honestly this was a bit difficult for me initially but by time I adapted myself to it. Exercising daily not only keeps our body fit, but it also cools down our mind and helps us in maintaining a healthy body and mind.

  • Enough sleep

A good sound sleep isn’t it a dream for many of us? But honestly a good sleep can help a lot in maintaining your mental as well as physical health. Not only it freshens us but also relieves our mind and acts as a great stress buster.

  • Me time 

Taking out time for yourself, hanging out with friends, visiting your favourite place these all can promote a positive outlook and a stress less life.

  • Talk out

Well sometimes talking to your close ones can relieve most of your tensions and problems nothing else is needed then.

  • Meditate

Meditating daily calms down your body and fills you with positivity.

Though the best way of managing stress is not stressing at all 😜  but a busy hectic lifestyle is a hub and main reason for stress, thus these few ways come to our rescue 😊😊

This is Akshita Manchanda. I am right now pursuing psychology honours from DAV college Chandigarh. I have been a state level basketball player and a public speaker too Right now I work for an NGO Helping souls.



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