Dealing with stress is something that women deal with all the time, but sometimes this can go beyond a certain level. When it reaches that level, most women find that even handling the most mundane of things take a toll on their mental health. Not being able to handle stress can lead to a woman losing her own sense of worth and starting to become even worse. One cannot really change the factors that stress us out but we can change the way we handle them.
What effect can stress have on the body? The way your body reacts physically and emotionally to stress facts will depend on the sensitivity of your sympathetic nervous system. This is the system that sends out the flight or fight kind of reaction when faced with exciting or stressful situations.
What are the Relaxation Techniques for Anxiety that need to be followed?
Many a times a little bit of counseling can help women who are extremely stressed. But in such situations it becomes even more important to provide stressed out women with the means to relax by themselves. The regular and proper use of the techniques will give you a sense of balance and will help in managing stress better.
Calm body and mind: The one thing that most women who are stressed feel is the recurrence of negative talk from the inner self.
- Focus on an object: Choose something that you love to look at and that pleases you. Simply direct all your attention to this object while breathing slowly.
- Meditate: Place yourself in a position that feels comfortable. Then close the eyes and breathe slowly and deliberately. Focus completely on the pattern of breathing. Direct all your thoughts to the breathing process, utter the word peace in an elongated manner as you breathe in and say the word calm while you exhale.