The son can not find his backpack, the husband has not yet repaired the toilet.
Stress haunts us everywhere. And although you do not have power over what causes it, you can control your reaction to it.
Keeping calm, you keep your heart.
Stress causes a surge of hormones, such as adrenaline and cortisol. And an elevated level of these hormones can harm your heart, because they increase blood pressure.
Therefore, it is important to be able to cope with a stressful situation in time.
Take a deep breath
To avoid reacting in stressful situationsHot, but not to be upset by wholesale, you need to give yourself a little time to clear your head, calm your breathing, lower the level of stress hormones. Count to 10 and take three deep breaths before answering.
Studies show that people whoSmiled while performing difficult tasks, had a more restful heartbeat and a lower level of stress than those who retained a neutral facial expression. Hence the conclusion: a smile has a beneficial effect on our body and heart.
Higher your head!
When the head is lifted and the shoulders are lowered, the chest can gain more air and, correspondingly, oxygen, which helps to calm the body from physical and emotional reaction to stress.
Help your neighbor
A good deed, whether small or big, helps to distract your thoughts from problems. According to statistics, in countries with a high number of volunteers, a lower level of heart disease is observed.
Share with a friend
When communicating with friends and loved ones, our bodySecretes the hormone oxytocin (calming hormone). Even communication with a loved one in social networks or via email can have the same calming effect as face to face communication. Because the presentation of their problems, either verbally or in writing, helps to defuse tension and begin to control a stressful situation.
Try this 2-minute meditation:
• Rub your hands against each other very quickly, for 20-30 seconds, until you feel resistance.
• Pull your hands apart and hold them as if you have an invisible ball in your hand. Focus on the energy sensation that it holds on your hands.
• Slowly move the imaginary ball to the heart and imagine how the positive energy fills your body.