- Pay attention to the way you are breathing.
- Set a timer for 3-5 minutes
- Breathe deeply in through your nose as you count to 5
- Hold your breath for a count to 5 ·Breathe out as you count to 5
- Repeat these steps for the remaining 3- -5 minute timer.
Continue to pay attention on how deeply you are breathing.
Take a Phone
Break getting notifications on our phones can be a bit overwhelming and by turning off the notifications on your phone you can make room in your mind to focus on other things. Like, breathing (see above), tuning your thoughts inward and to something you are thankful for.
Listen to Music
There is research that shows music can help people deal with disorders related to stress, some types of depression and anxiety. Music can help you relax in whatever situation you may be in. The part of the brain that is connected to our hearing is also connected to our reward and motor system, along with the area of the brain for motivation and the regulation of emotions.
Spend Time Outside
Getting outside to enjoy a walk in the fresh air can be a fantastic way to relieve some stress. A change of scenery and spending time looking at nature, water, tress etc. has been shown to relieve stress.
There are many different types of stress but they affect your body in very similar ways. Being able to effectively manage stress is vital to a quality of life that is healthy and happy. Chiropractic care can help to identify what is interfering with your ability to function properly and reduce or remove the dysfunction, while promoting your body’s ability to heal. You can’t get rid of stress but a Chiropractor provides an approach that is personalized for you and works as complimentary care with other practitioners.