20 Scientific Ways to Beat Stress

In theory, technology is supposed to make our lives easier! In reality, not so much. The constant barrage of e-mails, invites, and notifications can really add to the stress of the day. Luckily, the science of stress relief has come a long way too.

Today on Healthversed, we present 20 stress-busting strategies to help you chill out. Let’s go!

Breathe Deeply

Deep breathing exercises are scientifically proven to lower blood pressure and lower stress. It has to do with your bodies Relaxation Response, a physical state of deep rest. If you ever find yourself feeling overwhelmed, close your eyes and take five long, deep breaths!

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Exposure Therapy

Exposure Therapy is a behavioral therapy strategy used by psychologists to treat anxiety and PTSD. But you can use it to de-stress too! First, identify the object or objects that trigger stress. Then, slowly expose yourself to them. Over time, the fear/stress will subside and all but disappear!

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