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Great ways to deal with emotional stress.

Updated on June 6, 2011


Best way to deal with emotional stress.

Stress comes is as a result of certain present conditions in one’s life such as family conflicts, sickness, death, divorce, workplace issues, pregnancy,  upcoming events, the list is endless. Stress usually comes in various forms; it may be psychological, emotional or even physical. It is very important to identify when your body exhibits signs of stress and ensure that you act on time to control it.

Many people out there get to ask the best and effective ways to deal with stress without involving medications. This article explains the different ways as to how to deal with stress naturally. There are several measures that one can undertake that will greatly help when undergoing emotional stress. The ways listed below are highly recommended to those coping with stress.

1.       Talking to someone. It will be very helpful for one undergoing this kind of stress to identify someone trustworthy to talk to. Talking is a way of letting out the tension within, finding someone who will be there to listen as you talk out your heart is the best way ever to reduce this type of stress as it bring about  feelings of relief.

2.       Relax. Maybe there is so much going on in your life and your body is just in a worn out state. Drop everything and relax. If you are working and you feel that you are being overworked ask for some few days off and stay home and relax. If you are at home taking care of your family, it is high time that you looked for someone to take your place for a few days as you relaxed. Stress may also be caused by fatigue that comes about by overworking and lack of adequate rest.

3.       Counseling. Emotional stress may be due to marital problems, workplace or even in school. It is therefore important to go to a specialized counselor who will help you at this low phase and provide effective options for stress relief to enhance your recovery.

4.       Hobbies. When was the last time you involved yourself in one of your hobbies? Now is the perfect time to go fishing, swimming or even cooking as you try to clear up that stress by looking at the brighter side of life as you engage in your hobbies.

5.       Vacation. Everyone needs a vacation at one point or another in their lives. Once your body starts to exhibit some symptoms of stress, it is wise that you take a trip to another state, country or even to another continent and let your mind clear up.

6.       Avoid the source of stress. The cause of stress may be your spouse, children, employees, employer, relatives or friends. Get away from them for some tie. Give space to both parties to think clearly and make amends.

7.       Pray. Actually prayer should be the first action to implement when undergoing stress, it is the best remedy in managing all forms of stress, and it is where one seeks divine intervention from God. Prayers have a way of bringing peace and contentment in one’s heart.

8.       Support groups. An individual could also find great help in attending sessions of specific support groups depending on the type and the source of stress that are in relation with him.

9.       Exercise. Perform physical exercises for at least thirty minutes daily. This will help in proper flow of blood in the body as well as boosting the self esteem of one.this is the best way to get stress relief.

10.   Proper diet. The urge to skip meals is strong but one should be conscious on what they eat during this time. A proper balanced diet with adequate nutritional value should be adapted. As much as you are feeling down, eat healthy for the benefit of your body. This goes far in ensuring that  one is strong and healthy  to cope with stress.


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    • zuriki profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      Thank you Sunshine625 for your comment. Seems that you are living life very well by avoiding emotional stress in different ways. I agree that laugh could be the best medicine in relieving stress. i will make a point of adding it to the hub. Thanks

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I do 1,4,9,10 plus medicate daily. hahaha! Oh and I laugh as often as possible which I find to be an excellent stress reliever! Nice hub! Looking forward to the follow.

    • zuriki profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago

      Victoria, thanks for the kind comment. Its good to know other ways of coping with stress without taking drugs.

      Daylee, Thank you for appreciating the hub.

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      Debra Cornelius 

      7 years ago from Georgia

      Great information!

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      Victoria Stephens 

      7 years ago from London

      These are great ways to deal with stress, well written and informative. Thanks for sharing.x

    • zuriki profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago

      Thank you christalluna.

    • christalluna1124 profile image


      7 years ago from Dallas Texas

      Excellent hub!! Great things to try.


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