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10 Ways to Relieve Stress

10 Ways to Relieve Stress Stress is ruling most of our lives nowadays and is the number one reason for hampering human productivity. Here is a list of 10 ways to relieve stress so that you can obtain more productivity from your personal and work life. 1. The most effective method of coping with stress is to find out the underlying reason that has caused the stress. Make an introspection of what has caused the stress and try to find out ways to eliminate it. Discuss with the people involved if that can bring you to a solution. Most of the times, when you investigate into the stress-causing condition and find out a solution for it, the stress is relieved. 2. Exercising is one of the best stress relieving techniques. Exercises that help in blood circulation are better at helping you relieve your stress. Aerobics are the best stress-relieving exercises, but even jogging, going for a walk or swimming can reduce tension levels to a great extent. 3. Do not consume any caffeine drinks

Relaxation Techniques and other Natural Remedies for Anxiety and Stress

Relaxation Techniques There are many simple natural remedies (of course, apart from medication treatment and psychotherapy) that anyone can follow or practice to reduce anxiety and stress. These include relaxation techniques, which require little effort and may be used at any time. Relaxation techniques induce a natural, physiological response to stress, a reaction which may also occur when one is not aware that it is happening. Relaxation is defined as a psychophysical state in which an individual feels relieved from tension. To reach a state of relaxation means acquiring the capacity to control one’s level of physiological activation so as to generate a state conducive to freedom from tension. When stress and anxiety condition negatively impacts the normal functioning of the organism, relaxation can be a useful method for re-establishing one’s personal equilibrium. In Eastern countries relaxation techniques have been used for many centuries and those who practice Yoga consider

Depression: Definition, Causes, Signs, Relief and Self Help, Treatment: Fight Depression

Depression Depression is often mistaken for the very normal feeling of sadness, which may pass in a couple of days. When a person is suffering from depression it interferes with the everyday activities that many of us take for granted. This affects the entire body and not just the mind, in ways that would make it near impossible to function normally. In our life time 1 in 5 people with suffer from some form of depression which is many a time the leading cause of alcoholism, drug abuse and other addictions. What is Depression Depression is a condition characterized by the following elements: Depressed Mood Loss of interest or pleasure A depressed mood often includes feeling sad, helpless and hopeless. People usually feel depressed at some point in their life but in clinical depression , this feeling of sadness persists for long periods of time . [ DSM-IV-TR (p. 356) manual: See here ]     Depressed mood could also include the feeling of anger, fear, anxiety, despai