7 Tips for Calming Your Nerves and Releasing Stress


This busy life is full of events and interesting things to do. Nowadays, cell phones and cars make us mobile and unlimited in all possible meanings. You may sometimes feel like you can do everything and can visit a great amount of places. Consequently, you get used to a “crazy busy” style of life. Speed is a kind of narcotic and it can make you an adrenaline junkie.

It’s important to know that the life in a fast-paced world requires you to react things extremely fast. You need to live according to your schedule, but if you have kids, then you need to coordinate their schedules as well. Remember that your body isn’t made of steel and its systems require good rest and time for renewal. If you break these rules, you should be ready to deal with stress and anxiety, which can seriously damage both your physical and emotional well-being. It’s strongly recommended to do things that will help you refresh your nervous system. This system controls the work of your body and helps you survive and deal with inner and outer worlds.

A lot depends on the nature of your personality. If you’re too sensitive and worrisome, then you should be careful with stress, because it can easily destabilize your nervous system and make you feel depressed. I hope this article will come in handy and teach you to cope with stress better and make your busy life more measured and pleasant.

1. Yoga time

Have you ever tried yoga? Yoga is a good choice to calm your body and mind. If you have a “crazy busy” lifestyle, then you should realize that it’s extremely necessary to keep balance between work and relaxation. Otherwise, stress and anxiety will make you suffer from pain and depression.

Practice yoga on a regular basis and you’ll notice a significant improvement in quite short period of time. Various physical movements of yoga will help you stretch your body and prevent muscle tension and compression. Focus on every cell of your body and feel how positive flashes of energy fill your veins. Yoga can improve your abilities and make you more acknowledged and wise people.

2. Massage time

Massage therapy is a perfect way to heal and keep nervous system in norm. Massage makes positive physiological changes in your body. It provides a relaxing effect and increases the blood supply of different groups of muscles and internal organs. It enhances the delivery of oxygen and other useful trace elements. It reduces nerve tension as well. Moreover, good massage is also used for general relaxation. It decreases the physical effect of stress and prevents you from many serious diseases and health conditions.

3. Aromatherapy time

Aromatherapy is often used by people who have problems with nervous system. This unique thing can reduce stress and help you reach emotional balance.

I couldn’t believe that a power of smell can exert great influence on a human body. My own experience proves that different natural scents can either drive up or slow down a nervous system. My favorite lavender oil always helps me feel complete and pleasant relaxation after a hard working day. Try to fill your casual life with something new and special. All you need to do is to try a great number of scents in order to understand what makes you feel relaxed and what scents fill you with energy.

4. Use herbs

My grandparents always preferred to use herbs for the treatment of different diseases. This natural way of treatment can regenerate and stimulate your nervous system and restore your overall health. Furthermore, herbs are safer to use, because they have less by-effects. If you’re interested in herbs, then consult your doctor about using herbs for your nervous system. There are many anti-anxiety herbs that are good for calming nerves. I drink my favorite chamomile tea every morning and it helps me be on the positive wave during the whole day.

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5. Having a rest

If you don’t have any diseases and disorders, then a good night’s sleep will be enough to relieve your stress and anxiety. Adequate sleep will give your body an opportunity to renew and refresh itself. Next morning you’ll feel better and ready to face the adventures and surprises of a new day. Don’t be hard on yourself and your health. If you’re an active person and lead an extremely busy way of life, then you shouldn’t forget to keep your nervous system safe and healthy, because it’s the core of your overall well-being. Your mind is closely connected to your body.

6. Meditation time

It’s scientifically proved that human beings don’t use the resources of the brain to the maximum degree possible. I believe that if they could do it, then people would be able to heal themselves and do various ingenious things. But it doesn’t mean that you’re irretrievably limited. If you develop your mind with a help of different techniques, then you’ll have a chance to use your resources to the maximum. One of the most effective techniques to broaden your mind and relax is meditation. This self-healing tool can solve many nervous system problems. Regular meditation will help you focus your energies on being in wonderful well-being. This way, you will change your mindset and begin to think positively.

7. Practice reflexology

Have you ever heard about reflexology? Human body is full of various pressure points which consist of millions of nerve endings of different body systems. With a help of these pressure points you can stimulate the diseased organ or system and send a healing energy to the centre of pain. I love the stimulation of those pressure points which help my nervous system relax. I use my thumb and index fingers to rub my ears. It helps me forget about casual problems and feel the glow of peace and contentment.

Follow these tips and you’ll be able to succeed in all spheres of life and prevent different health disorders. Do you know other natural ways to relief stress and stimulate your nervous system? Share your points of view.