Best Ways to Reduce Stress

  • Identify causes of stress. Make honest assessments whether stress is related to your home and family, work or other relationship.

  • Share your thoughts and feelings with your loved ones.

  • Discuss the causes of stress, openly with those concerned.

  • Try to avoid unpleasant situations.

  • Realize that there are other people experiencing problems similar to yours.

  • Simplify your life.

  • Manage time and conserve energy. Make time for hobbies, recreational and social activities which  will help divert attention away from problems.

  • Follow a regular exercise programme. Practice a relaxation routine involving exercises, breathing patterns and meditations.

  • Seek help from professional organizations or self-help groups which offers support and advise.

  • Try to stay healthy.

  • Avoid drugs and alcohol.