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Here, we have compiled a comprehensive set of tools and techniques that you can use to reduce
your stress and anxiety in more permanent way. Rather than getting overwhelmed by the
number of available techniques we have listed here, just pick one and go with
it for now. You can always come back and try a different one :)











How bad it really can get?

We have a tendency to build a mountain out of a mole hill. Let's face it. How bad the situation you are struggling with can really get? You probably already see it is not that important after all.



Mentally prepare yourself

Take an action

It is crucial that we take an action to overcome our anxiety and stress as they can be harmful for our well-being in a long-run. It is commonly said that "talk does not cook rice".



Take an action

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is an art of living in the present moment. Most of our fears and worries come from living either in the past or future. Try living in the present and you will see the difference.



Exercise mindfulness












Get help

There is no shame in accepting a helping hand. Sometimes, life can get very rough on us and we might benefit from asking for help. This might simply mean visiting a psychotherapist from time to time.



Get help

Yoga

I was always a non-believer when it was coming to Yoga. Nevertheless, I should tell you that, for me personally, Yoga has been single handedly the most effective way to deal with stress.



Yoga

Pray

It has been shown, over and over again, that people who believe in a higher power feel more confident and live a richer life. It is easier to stay calm when you feel somebody got your back.



Pray












Devise a plan

In a really sticky situation, we might have very limited freedom in how we can handle it. In such scenarios, devising a plan can assure us that it will get better and we are doing what is needed.



Devise a plan

Meditation

We all have heard this before. "Feeling anxious? Do some meditation." Meditation certainly is one of the most effective ways to mentally and physically detach ourselves from sources of stress.



Meditation

Get a pet

Having a pet around reminds us of the fact that there are beating hearts around. When you are tired of dealing with other complex human-beings, a happy pet is all you need to feel re-energized.



Get a pet












Play an instrument

Playing a musical instrument can reduce stress and anxiety in a few different ways. Taking your mind off of what is bothering you is one. It is also known that classic music has a calming effect on body.



Play an instrument

Is it worth it?

Let everything go for a few seconds. Aren't we suppose to enjoy our life? Why are you taking so much pressure? Is this long term goal make make someone else happy? Is this the only way?



Is it worth it?

Get busy

Staying active and busy can help you forget about that one issue that bothers you from time to time. Try simple things such as painting, drawing, and taking classes in your neighborhood's community college.



Get busy











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