Findin’ yourself stressed out and still searchin’ for quick ways to de-stress? We feel ya, babe. Knowing how to de-stress, and finding out which methods work can be a total mind field, which is why we’ve created a list of the best ways to de-stress when your mind’s in a spin. Whether you’re lookin’ to turn on the out of office button, but just can’t seem to switch off or are struggling to find ways to de-stress at work, you’re gonna be feelin’ chilled AF with our easy guide on the best ways to de-stress.
If you’ve been wondering how to de-stress yourself, then meditation can be an easy and effective ritual to embed into your daily routine, like srsly. Whether you’re making your morning bev (we love a coffee, obvs) or walking to work ahead of a busy day, focussing your mind on something simple can make you feel mindful.
2. Practice Breathing Exercises
One of our top ways to de-stress yourself at work, breathing can be a totally simple way to do whilst sat at your desk or on your lunch. We recommend the 4-7-8 breathing method which includes inhaling for 4 seconds, holding your breath for 7 seconds and finally breathing out for 8. This is a great trick to help reduce stress and anxiety, repeat between 2 to 4 times for maximum results!
Got too much on your mind and struggling to de-stress? Writing to de-stress can be an effective way to express your feelings and organize your thoughts. Whether it’s personal, or work-related, if you’re a lover of stationary, then treating yourself to a cute AF notebook and novelty pen is bound to get you writing.
Let’s be honest, exercise is usually the last thing you wanna do when you’re feelin’ stressed, but is a surprisingly (or not) an effective way to channel your energy into something productive. Relax in solitary by running, walking or swimming, or grab your girls and hit the courts for netball and tennis. However you decide to release those endorphins, we predict you’ll be feelin’ a lil less stressed.
Recently named as Netflix’s biggest competitor, did we mention sleep is one of THE best and most important ways to ensure you feel good? Backed by science, sleep is essential for maintaining good mental and physical health as it is responsible for regulating mood and impacts how well we respond to stress. Good, right? Getting anywhere between 7-9 hours of sleep per night can leave you feelin’ productive AF when you wake up. Perf’ for business babes everywhere!
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