Stress Relief Techniques

by admin on 4:42 AM

It is well known that exercise is one of many great stress relief techniques that bring numerous advantages and improvements to one’s physical health. But are you aware that exercise also affect one’s mental function and is beneficial when dealing with anxiety? In particular, those who suffer from stress and anxiety may find that taking an active part in an exercise program can help them when dealing with anxiety and can be great for stress relief . How is this possible?

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Mental health experts believe that often times, anxiety not only brings excess tension to the body, but that anxiety also weighs on our emotions, adding to the stress experienced. As the body remains tensed, the mind also becomes cluttered and overwhelmed because of this.  One way to help clear this up is through regular exercise. Doing basic routines releases body chemicals and hormones that will help reduce stress and tension. The mind and body can then become relaxed, which can be very helpful when dealing with anxiety. Thus, this leads to a diminished feeling of anxiousness which is why exercise is one of many great stress relief techniques that you can implement in your life.


Below are many great stress relief techniques that can help when dealing with anxiety

– Stress Relief Technique #1: Cardio Boxing
Cardio boxing is great for stress relief.  Pounding and punching on the bags are helpful because it can release pent up emotions and frustrations and can, as a result, be very effective when dealing with anxiety. The actions work like this catharsis that opens up clogged thoughts and takes away all the tension in the body. As soon as you’re done with the routine, you will see that you will feel lighter and less anxious, and the stress felt will be reduced. This is one of many beneficial stress relief techniques that can aid you in dealing with anxiety.

– Stress Relief Technique #2: Walking
Whether you’re doing walking exercises on the treadmill or simply walking outside, walking can help with tension relief. We often tell people who are very angry and argumentative to take a walk to clear their mind because it frequently can help in the dealing with anxiety that they may have. This works in the same principle because the mind can focus on other things. Exercise does not need to be intense to have great benefits, and any physical activity, such as something as simple as this (walking) can deliver results and be of great help when dealing with anxiety in your life. It truly is amazing how simple stress relief techniques such as walking can help when dealing with anxiety.

– Stress Relief Technique #3: Yoga, stretching, and meditationstress relief techniques include meditation Stress Relief Techniques
Yoga, stretching and meditation can provide anxiety relief, just as much as other forms of exercises. Even if these routines have low intensity, the mere fact that your body and mind puts focus on doing something, they can help take your mind off your worries and help in dealing with anxiety. Plus, these routines also offer a calming effect that withers away stress and tension. With yoga routines, this method works behind the idea that the body and the mind should create a balance. If one is distracted or in pain, the person cannot function properly. Meditation is also one of the best things that you can do when you are stressed or feeling anxious. It allows you to slow down for a second and relax and be alone with your thoughts. Meditation for 5-10 minutes a couple times a day can make a drastic change in your life. It will allow you to really put your life in perspective and bring awareness to many of the stressors in your life.


Other than our physical well-being, there are other aspects to health that one should take care of, such as our mental or emotional well-being and our dental health. Read up on tips and guides to maintaining good dental health at


If you want/need more information on different stress relief techniques to aid you in dealing with anxiety, do not hesitate to ask!


Alaina February 4, 2013 at 10:15 PM

Our daily responsibilities can bring about tremendous amount of stress and anxiety. Stress management is necessary because too much stress and anxiety can bring about a lot of health problems both physically and mentally.

admin February 6, 2013 at 3:03 AM

I definitely agree. Stress causes so many problems in life and with a few stress management tips, we can reduce our stress levels and increase our quality of life. Thanks for the post Alaina!

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