Getting lost in everyday stressful life could make you want a pampering holiday. The never-ending routine could suck out life out of you. You are not alone. More than 8 in 10 employed people get stressed at the end of their day. Stress cannot be the norm in anyone's life. Excessive stress can bring down your health and face chronic disorders over time. Some of the common symptoms of a stressed life include hair loss, lower libido, and reduced immunity. Turning to the TV or the screen of your smartphone at the end of a strenuous day could only make you feel worse. Releasing everyday stress is important to get a fresh start on the next day. Without making a lot of changes, you can still enjoy a relaxed pampering feel right at the comfort of your home.
Pamper your body with good food:
Binge eating could make you feel more stressed. Research says that being overweight has lead to losing confidence. Healthy food choices help you pamper yourself. Choose fresh fruits and vegetables instead of processed foods. Take more omega-3 fatty acid rich foods like salmon, tuna or avocado. Antioxidant foods like rich dark chocolate lower the levels of the stress hormones. It also reduces blood pressure and cholesterol. Regular intake of dark chocolate can improve your mood and help you feel more energetic.
Food has been a great way to release stress from ancient times. A happy meal cooked by a loved one makes you feel pampered and loved. Sometimes, simply sharing good food with people you love could help relieve stress. There is no better way to treat yourself than to enjoy a hearty meal. Research has proved that a hearty meal can induce sleep. In fact, you can create new tasty treats with simple ingredients.
Unplug your devices and sleep more restfully:
Overexposure to the screen can cause restlessness. On an average, a person spends nearly 16 hours consuming media in different forms. This includes smartphone usage, browsing the internet, and Television. Sleeping early can help you gain back your health. If you find it difficult to sleep, it could be because you are too worked up with all the social activities around you. Get a blanket that cures insomnia if you find sleeping difficult. Calm down in the bed at least a few hours early than usual. A restful sleep is a must to feel relaxed. Sleep induces hormones that reduce stress levels in the body.
Take a detox from your media exposure. Treating your exposure to the media like a diet could help you track down how much time you spend online. If you feel that you cannot survive without your smartphone, it is now time to try breaking your habit. Start with a few hours a day without the media. Try to relax more in the bed or simply be yourself! Lowering your stress can be as easy as clicking a button - the power off button, of course! Recent studies reveal that too much time on social media has increased the anxiety levels of all age groups.
Whether you are after an expensive resort experience to feel pampered or would like to keep it simple at home, it is important that you feel relaxed. Enjoying a more comfortable sleep can make wonders for your health. Aim for more relaxing and peaceful sleep. A soothing blanket can put you to sleep easily. Enjoy a more relaxed time at home when you spend time with yourself!