So you want instant stress relief? Stand up on your chair right now, stick the little finger on your right hand into your left nostril, put your left hand down the back of your pants or skirt and squeeze your right butt cheek and start singing ‘Hey Diddle Diddle, the Cat and the Fiddle’ as loud as you can.
Feel any better? My best guess is that you didn’t even do it, did you? But I can almost guarantee that had you, you will have forgotten what was stressing you out in the first place. If you want instant stress relief I can assure you all you need to do is get a little silly and laugh at yourself.
Stress is of course, a very serious issue and we all take our stress very seriously. It affects our emotional and physical well-being putting strain on our minds and bodies. Our stress can also affect negatively those around us.
There are certainly serious stress conditions that life throws at you which are unavoidable and which no amount of silliness or laughing will relieve. We are quite capable of dealing with this type of stress when it comes along. We do however need instant stress relief techniques for the rest of the unnecessary anxiety we put ourselves through on a daily basis.
Anxiety is the reaction to and a symptom of stress and so the two go hand in hand. Instant anxiety relief can also be achieved through similar instant stress relief techniques. Again, though, there are definitely anxiety states where these techniques would not work.
Before we look at some of the things you can do to instantly relieve stress and your anxiety, one important point we want to raise is that a lot of what we do on a daily basis causes us the pointless stress we experience. Much of what stresses us out can honestly be avoided quite easily and as a long term goal this should be where your focus is put.
Ok back to the matter at hand. Something you can do right now to relieve your stress, besides the whole chair and finger in the nose thing, is to check out a page we setup on instant stress relief tips. You’ll see some quick things you can do at your computer which are great for stress relief. Be sure to check out the virtual bubble wrap. It’s great fun.