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A quick guide to stress relieve

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In a hurry to get back to your work and starting to feel stressed out? Here a quick guide to stress relieve.
Do you know what is causing it?
Some people do not even know that what they are feeling, are general symptoms of stress and anxiety. They simply believe that they are overly tired and one night of complete rest is sufficient for them to get back on their feet. You should know what the common symptoms of stress and anxiety are. If most of them have already manifested, it is highly possible that you are indeed suffering from this condition.
If so, the next thing you should do is to determine what caused it then make the necessary adjustments to alleviate the situation.

Are you ready for lifestyle changing effects?
There is a good possibility that it could be some specific aspects of your lifestyle are what is causing you to experience stress and anxiety. Too much obsession on work and partying too hard are common sources of stress and anxiety. And obviously, the best way to get rid of them is get rid of the source.

All you need is some sleep
Studies reveal that in most cases, sleep is actually the best answer against stress and anxiety. Adults generally need at least eight hours of restful sleep everyday. Napping every few hours or so do not count. When the human body is unable to obtain the needed hours of sleep, it tends to act abnormally and it is why people who lack sleep are usually more emotionally high strung as well.
The only way to conquer it is to confront it!
If phobia or a traumatic event in your life is what is causing you to experience extreme stress and anxiety then the only way for you to survive it is to directly confront the source of your nightmares once and for all. It is reasonable to have fears, yes, but what is not reasonable is letting fears control your life. Remember however that this method applies to stressful but relatively harmless situations like conquering your fear of open spaces. Conquering hydrophobia is another matter entirely as directly confronting it will mean exposing yourself to the risk of drowning.

Escaping is not always bad
As long as you’ e not running away from your problems, escaping to take a breather once in a while is not at all bad and it is quite good in reducing the amount of stress and anxiety in your life. If your work, for instance, consumes almost all of your time and thoughts then it is extremely necessary for you to take a one hour break at least two times a day just so you can relax and clear your mind bit. Let the pressures simply flow away. You will see that you will be able to think more clearly afterwards.

No man is an island
And though some may say otherwise, it is true in this case. Having a friend or relative to help you out is never a bad thing to have. Sometimes, we need other people’s support to conquer problems in life and that is not something to be ashamed of, contrary to what others may seem to feel.
Be Careful of How You Obtain Stress and Anxiety Relief
If you have noticed, most of the techniques discussed here are natural ways of combating stress and anxiety relief. It is alright however if you wish to obtain relief through medication but be aware that you could suffer from side effects. Whichever way you prefer, good luck!

I hope this quick guide to stress relieve was helpful.

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10 Tips for Stress Relieve

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For longevity stress and anxiety should be managed and reduced as much as possible. Sometimes you get pressured from a lot for the work you do. Here are 10 Tips for Stress Relieve and managing anxiety.

1. You can put write down the things that you do when you are overwhelmed or satisfied. You may set a time frame for the things you need to accomplish. You may mark those things after you have accomplished the tasks. You may also divide by category the workload you need to finish. Make the work a little easier to do by dividing them into chunks and do not push yourself to be pressured in doing the work with limited time.

2. Do your tasks by making time slots for each piece work. Prioritize first those that have near deadlines. Focus more on doing the work than thinking how you will finish it. You will feel relaxed and comfortable doing the next tasks after you have finished your first task.

3. Focus on one task at a time. When you are anxious about finishing the tasks that need to be done can bring you stress and anxiety. Reduce stress and anxiety by motivating yourself that you can do the work easily without even being pressured. So put off all thing that can disturb you, facebook, mail, telephone etc.

4. Reduce the stress and anxiety by learning how to manage your energy. You have to think wisely on how you can categorize the lesser important tasks and those very important ones. Save your energy to those workloads that may need a lot of effort and avoid using much of your energy to low-priority tasks.

5. You may seek help from friends. You could also distribute the workload and delegate the responsibility if you cannot accomplish it on time. You may hire a helper or a baby sitter for your children if you feel you are always under pressure.

6. It is important that you should reward yourself for finishing any work. This can help a lot in reducing stress and anxiety. Always acknowledge the work and the effort that you gave for a job well done. Take a little time cherishing the prize you owe yourself before you do the next tasks.

7. Do not rush yourself on the next task that awaits you. This can create a lot of anxiety and stress. Organize yourself first and prepare the things that you will need for the next tasks. Once you are ready, do the next tasks the way you have started your first. You now have the idea on how to start and how to finish a task no matter how difficult it can be.

8. It is important for you to have a break time during your works. You may take time for a cup of tea, water the plants or take a walk at the lobby to release the anxiety made by long hours of working. You may also take time to relax at your seat and make some stretching and deep breathing. This will help you in reducing anxiety and stress.

9. It is advisable that you exercise every day to keep your body active. Exercises have been proven to relieve the body and mind from tension.

10. Give yourself a short vacation after you have finished a stressful work. Assess yourself on the things that you can improve more. Ask yourself about the things that you may think would make you anxious and stressful. Sometimes things are not that serious that you become more pressured and anxious.

Life is wonderful that it should not make you stressful. Always find ways to help your body and mind relax. You do not have to look for complicated methods, even the simple things that relax can help you reduce anxiety and stress.
Hopefully these 10 Tips for Stress Relieve help you become even more wonderful!

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The Healthiest Foods You Can Get

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The following is a first list of the healthiest foods that you can get. This will help you get an idea as
to what foods are the best for your body.

Fruits

Apricots
Apricots contain Beta-carotene which helps to prevent radical damage and also helps to protect the eyes. A single apricot contains 17 calories, 0 fat, and one gram of fiber. You can eat them dried or soft.

Mango

A medium sized mango packs 57 MG of vitamin C, which is nearly your entire daily dose. This
antioxidant will help prevent arthritis and also boost your immune system.

Cantaloupe

Cantaloupes contain 117 GG of vitamin C, which is almost twice the recommended dose. Half a melon contains 853 MG of potassium, which is nearly twice as much as a banana, which helps to lower blood pressure. Half a melon contains 97 calories, 1 gram of fat, and 2 grams of fiber.

Tomato

A tomato can help cut the risk of bladder, stomach and colon cancers in half if you eat one daily.
A tomaton contains 26 calories, 0 fat, and only 1 gram of fiber.

Vegetables

Onions
An onion can help to protect against cancer. A cup of onions offers 61 calories, 0 fat, and 3 grams of fiber.

Broccoli
Broccoli can help protect against breast cancer, and it also contains a lot of vitamin C and beta-carotene. One cup of chopped broccoli contains 25 calories, 0 fat, and 3 grams of fiber.

Spinach
Spinach contains carotenoids that can help fend off macular degeneration, which is a major cause of blindness in older people. One cup contains 7 calories, 0 fat, and 1 gram of fiber.

Grains, beans, and nuts

Peanuts
Peanuts and other nuts can lower your risk of heart disease by 20 percent. One ounce contains 166 calories, 14 grams of fat, and over 2 grams of fiber.

Pinto beans

A half cut of pinto beans offers more than 25 percent of your daily folate requirement, which protects you against heart disease. Half a cup contains 103 calories, 1 gram of fat, and 6 grams of fiber.

Skim milk

Skim milk offers vitamin B2, which is important for good vision and along with Vitamin A could improve allergies. You also get calcium and vitamin D as well. One cup contains 86 calories, o fat, and 0 fiber.

Seafood

Salmon

All cold water fish such as salmon, mackerel, and tuna are excellent sources of omega 3 fatty acids, which help to reduce the risk of cardiac disease. A 3 ounce portion of salmon contains 127 calories, 4 grams of fat, and 0 fiber.

Crab

Crab is a great source of vitamin B12 and immunity boosting zinc. A 3 ounce serving of crab offers 84 calories, 1 gram of fat, and 0 fiber.

There you go, off to a good start of knowing about the healthiest foods you can get.

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