Feeling Stressed Out Lately? Here Are Some Tips To Help You Relax

It’s understandable how you feel. It’s been a long day, and you have a lot on your plate to stress about. You go home and try to relax but all the stress just won’t seem to leave. Relaxation doesn’t come easily for most of us with all this stress that we are dealing with in our lives. But don’t fret! In this blog post, we’re going to give some helpful tips on ways that people can relieve stress so they can get back to living their best life!

Take a few deep breaths and focus on your breathing

One of the most simple stress relievers is taking a few deep breaths and focusing on your breathing. 

This is because stress usually causes people to hold their breath, which can make them feel more stressed out at the moment. By focusing on very slow, deep breaths for fifteen seconds or longer you’ll be able to calm down significantly. You may also want to try counting with each exhale, like one-two-three … ten before starting again at one.

Try meditating for 10 minutes every day

Meditation has always been a great stress reducer. Try meditating for about ten minutes every day and notice how it can help you feel better!

– Make sure to find a comfortable position – sit up straight with your back as erect as possible or lie down on the floor with an eye pillow over your eyes.

– Take deep breaths in through your nose, breathing out slowly through pursed lips.

– Focus on each individual breath by noticing its movement traveling from one side of the body and then across to the other.

– Start at either the right shoulder or left hip, whichever is more accessible, gradually moving towards the heart; keep tracing this path until you reach just below where you’re sitting or lying down. Repeat if desired.

Get some exercise, even if it’s just walking around the block

Regular exercise can help relieve stress, which is proven to reduce anxiety and depression. If you’re feeling anxious or just need a little break from the stress of your day-to-day routine, try taking a walk around the block—even if it’s only for ten minutes.

Exercise boosts serotonin (the hormone that makes you feel good) and endorphins (the stress-fighting chemicals), which help manage stress.

If your walk takes longer than ten minutes, that’s great too! Just make sure to pace yourself so you don’t get tired or sore. Walking may not be enough for some people—especially if they’re experiencing anxiety from a phobia or trauma—so they may need to find other ways of managing stress.

Find the right supplements for you

Supplements such as nootropics, omega-three fatty acids, and stress management supplements are a great way to help people feel less stressed out. 

These three different types of supplements have been shown to be some of the best natural stress relievers around that can also boost moods and energy levels as well. You can find these items in many health food stores or even online, where if you go to, you can find coupons to get the supplements for less money.  Once you find the stress management supplements that work for you, make sure to take them often in order to keep stress levels down.

Go outside and take in nature – you can find many free parks nearby!

Nature is free, so you don’t have to worry about spending any money on the experience either! 

Outdoorsy individuals will love this one – if there are lakes or rivers near your home then why not try going fishing? It’s a great way to spend some time alone while getting away from stress for an hour or two. However, never fish without permission as many people find fishing relaxing too! 

If you’re more of a beach person than anything else, then visiting the nearest coast can be just what the doctor ordered (figuratively speaking). The sound of ocean waves crashing against rocks is legendary for its soothing effects on stress levels. Letting the stress go for a few minutes while looking out onto the horizon is just what you need.

If there are any zoos nearby, why not visit them? Zookeepers have to spend their days taking care of animals and this makes it harder for them at work than anyone else – so be kind and take your stress off their back for an hour or two! The animals in these places will also enjoy some attentive companionship from humans as well.

Drink more water to stay hydrated 

One of the most underrated stress-relievers is drinking enough water. When stress causes your body to lose fluids, you can feel weak and anxious because of the lack of water in your system. Drinking plenty of water will help maintain a healthy pH balance in both the kidneys and liver which is necessary for proper digestion, metabolism, elimination, and energy production. This stress reliever is also free! 

Spend time with people who make you happy

Spending time with people who make you happy, like your friends or family can help to release stress. You don’t have to be spending time on a large occasion; if it’s just for 30 minutes that’s often enough. Making something special with someone else can also do the trick – whether they’re helping out in your kitchen or looking at pictures together over coffee.

You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again, but being happy is good for your overall health. If you’re feeling down or unhappy in any way, try to spend more time with people who make you feel better – whether that’s friends, family members, coworkers, or even pets! And if spending time with others isn’t an option right now? Go outside and take in some nature (even if just a walk around the block), drink plenty of water to stay hydrated, and find the right supplements for your wellness goals. Lastly, get some exercise so that those endorphins can help keep your mood up as well.

Susan Harris

By Susan Harris

Susan Harris is the owner of Rooted Mama Health. She is the mother to two amazing children and wife of a loving husband. She strives to provide the world with all the information they need to live a happy and health lifestyle.