24 Simple Tips To Reduce Stress

Posted on: February 10th, 2013 by Jeff Ritter No Comments

With endless “to-do” lists, errands to run, family events and work deadlines, life can be overwhelming and extremely stressful at times. How do you kick back and relax without getting fired from your job or leaving civilization? The good news is, you can greatly reduce your daily stress level by incorporating the following 24 tips into your daily routine.

Improve Your Health With Less Stress

  1. Stay hydrated with filtered water and limit caffeine intake
  2. Eat a good breakfast high in quality protein
  3. Eat more whole foods and avoid processed, man-made products
  4. Include more magnesium-rich foods such as leafy greens and nuts
  5. Cook in batches to save time and dirty dishes
  6. Invest in a slow cooker or sous vide to make cooking easier
  7. Spend more time in nature and soak up some sunshine
  8. Move your body more by taking a 30 minute walk daily
  9. Spend quality time with pets, positive friends and loved ones
  10. Say “no” when you need to and don’t overcommit
  11. Do one thing at a time
  12. Simplify and de-clutter your living space
  13. Strive for progress, not perfection
  14. Relax and take time to “be” by unplugging for at least an hour daily
  15. Enjoy an epsom salt and lavender bath by candelight
  16. Drink chamomile or lavender tea
  17. Take the supplement Rhodiola to help your body adapt to stress
  18. Listen to relaxing music
  19. Read a positive or humerous book
  20. Meditate with an eye pillow
  21. Relax with a massage
  22. Practice breathing and yoga to calm the mind and relax the body
  23. Write in a gratitude journal for 5 minutes before bedtime
  24. Get more sleep (7-9 hours every night) by going to bed earlier


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