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Stress Remedies

  1. WryLilt profile image91
    WryLiltposted 7 years ago

    I'm a little stressed tonight.

    What do you do when you're emotionally stressed?

    1. BRIAN SLATER profile image89
      BRIAN SLATERposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      ask the wife if she fancies an early nite smile

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        DoorMattnomoreposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        big_smile  works every time.

        1. BRIAN SLATER profile image89
          BRIAN SLATERposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          smile smile smile smile

    2. Accidental Writer profile image82
      Accidental Writerposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Watch Forrest Gump! If you had watched it before, watch it again....

    3. rcrm89 profile image60
      rcrm89posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Watching sitcoms, listening to upbeat music, walking, physical training are some that I use.

      There's some very solid advice for dealing with stress here:

      http://helpguide.org/mental/stress_mana … coping.htm

    4. Dr. Wendy profile image67
      Dr. Wendyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I soak in a warm tub with epsom salts and a couple drops of essential oil of lavendar.  Lavendar is very relaxing.

  2. joaniemb profile image61
    joaniembposted 7 years ago

    Have a glass of wine lol.

  3. Spacey Gracey profile image36
    Spacey Graceyposted 7 years ago

    I take these herbal remedy tablets called Kalms - they are great. If I can't sleep I read a book until I nod off.

  4. richtwf profile image61
    richtwfposted 7 years ago

    Go out for a run, do some exercise, listen to some emotionally uplifting music or watch an inspiring movie.

    1. WryLilt profile image91
      WryLiltposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Hmmm inspiring music & movie, I like that!

      1. BRIAN SLATER profile image89
        BRIAN SLATERposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        dream on wry!

  5. sofs profile image82
    sofsposted 7 years ago

    Just relax, chill out by doing something that you enjoy, I suggest a night out, don't bring up topics that stress you out. If you cant go out, seclude yourself close your eyes and bring to mind those places and things that you enjoyed and revel in these in detail.. let imagination flow..it helps you relax your mind and focus on the positive

  6. lex123 profile image65
    lex123posted 7 years ago

    If you have know yoga, just do the 'shavasana'. It will take away all the stress. If you don't know yoga, just take few deep breath and release slowly, and try to sleep with good thoughts.

  7. paradigmsearch profile image91
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    In this day and age, killing the stress inducer is not an option. smile Sorry and no-no for the plug, but I have written an article on this.

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    Home Girlposted 7 years ago

    The one that Brian suggested, long night sleep, and a bowl of hot oatmeal(no sugar) and a freshly squeezed orange juice in the morning. Repeat as necessary.
    If not - just a week on Bahamas might work... smile

  9. debrah48 profile image58
    debrah48posted 7 years ago

    Stress can cause headaches, and a tightening of the muscles in the neck, back, and shoulders. A massage relieves these physical symptoms of stress by relaxing the muscles and improving blood circulation. Massaging the temples with the fingertips soothes nerves. Apply light pressure using a circular motion. A warm bath can reduce stress by relaxing muscles and increasing circulation. Bath for not more than 15 minutes in warm, not hot water.

    Exercise is essential to reduce stress. Regular exercise for 30 minutes, three times a week, relaxes the body and decreases anxiety. Exercise can include walking, jogging, biking, swimming or aerobics. Yoga relaxes muscle tension and calms the mind through breathing and stretching exercises.

  10. Goodpal profile image91
    Goodpalposted 7 years ago

    Stress should not be a problem, if you have heard about brainwave entrainment audios. Just listen to an audio designed for stress relief and allow yourself to relax. You should see the effect in about half hour.

  11. prettydarkhorse profile image64
    prettydarkhorseposted 7 years ago

    Hi wrylilt. Go to bathroom, take a warm bath, I hope you have incense. Take a warm bath, stretch your legs and get a candle it works for me. Close your eyes in the bathtub.

    or listen to your favorite song and get the pics of your baby/children if you have, then you will surely smile

  12. light82 profile image56
    light82posted 7 years ago

    Try taking deep breaths (at least 10) and make sure they are deep, so that your stomach rises when you breath in instead of your chest. Just put one hand on your belly and one on your chest, breath in deep, try to make belly rise instead of your chest in the inhale. This helps me, and also, when I'm stressed I hardly breath at all, just little shallow breathing, and if I take in more oxygen, it has a quick calming effect. Learned this from a therapist.Better for you than popping a Xanax or something like that.

  13. timorous profile image84
    timorousposted 7 years ago

    Absolutely right.  You should actually try and make it a habit that sticks.  Oxygen has many restorative powers.

  14. mmiller profile image79
    mmillerposted 7 years ago

    Grab a tall, nonfat, no-whip Mocha from Starbucks.  It makes me happy:)

  15. KimberlyAnn26 profile image57
    KimberlyAnn26posted 7 years ago

    When I need to relax or need some time to myself I take a bath, do yoga or read scriptures.

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    BIKTMIAposted 7 years ago

    Know your illness and know that not everyone is going to understand your problems grief, or illness. Comprehending that and remembering that you are your choice selective to do or not depending.  Be refered.

  17. remsen21 profile image52
    remsen21posted 7 years ago

    I have been in the "reduction of stress" mind set for the past 45 years, and have found through daily practice that the movements  and study of tai chi chuan to be calming and effective.

    Although it is truly a martial art, a soft style kung fu,the practice, as with chi kung meditative exercise, can have big rewards: relaxation, flexibility, and enhanced balance.