1.  Take a 10min Stroll as often as you can.

This is a great tip to helps you to get out of the surroundings that you are in and release endorphins. It also allows you to reflect and even rationalise with yourself, sounds crazy but sometimes the best sounding board is one’s self. Also stretching ones muscles gets the blood pumping and increases Oxygen intake.

 

2.  Take deep breaths.

“Deep breathing is one of the best ways to lower stress in the body. This is because when you breathe deeply, it sends a message to your brain to calm down and relax”, Read WebM. Taking deep breaths actually gives the body a welcome boost of oxygen

http://www.webmd.com/stress-management-breathing-exercises-for-relaxation


3.  Turn off social media & electronic devices.

During the day try to take short little breaks if your job involves looking at a computer screen. It helps to calm the brain and relax your body. Being exposed to constant stimulation has been proven to cause stress in men and woman. This applies especially at night. It is important that your body gets into a routine of slowing down and getting ready for sleep, but if you are keeping it stimulated with sound and images/words you are more likely to have a restless nights sleep. Not only does it affect sleep but it actually prevents the body from de-stressing.

 

4.  Eat a Banana. 

One word potassium, when you’re feeling the pressure of a load of stress, your bodys blood pressure rises to the occasion. But potassium helps regulate the blood pressure and gives you a boost of healthy energy. So have a break, peel a banana. 

 

5.  Put on some music.

Not the screaming “I hate you so much right now” type. Think happy, calm and even just instrumental in genre. Doing this can actually lower the toxic chemicals released during a stressful time, it also lowers your blood pressure and slows the heart down to a healthy rate.

 

6.  Drink some water.

“Studies have shown that being just half a litre dehydrated can increase your cortisol levels,” says Amanda Carlson, RD, director of performance nutrition at Athletes’ Performance, a trainer of world-class athletes. “Cortisol is one of those stress hormones".

Water also helps cleanse and flush the body of unwanted toxins.