There seems to be more stressed women than men. Either there are just more female than male species in the planet or more women just tries to do so much.
Why wouldn’t we, right? Not only are we still struggling to be recognized as an equal in the male-dominated corporate world, we are also struggling to be great mothers as well. On top of that, we worry about beauty too unlike most of our male counterparts.
Indeed, there are so many reasons why we are more prone to stress than men. We have to keep in mind though that there is a need for us to make an effort to de-stress. It will not just pass. Sometimes, you have to kick yourself in the butt to actually boost your emotions up. In case you don’t know or you refuse to admit that de-stressing is important, studies have shown that stress has a direct impact on you appearance and well-being. Also, you tend to practice an unhealthy lifestyle when you’re stressed which could lead to all sorts of health problems.
Ready to de-stress? Here are a few tips to help you along the way.
There’s just something about the smell of freshly baked anything that is calming. For many the thought of sitting down, munching on some cookies and drinking coffee in a bake shop or a coffee shop is enough to relax the nerves. What more if that freshly baked smell is actually coming from your own kitchen. In case you’re afraid to overeat, get a portion then give away the rest. Who knows your gesture might just help someone de-stress as well.
- Do Yoga
Call it overrated but there is a reason why a lot of women practice yoga. When’s the last time you kept still and let your mind wander? In case you can’t remember then maybe this is the reason why you’re stressed often. You think a lot. You worry often. Yoga helps set all these aside first so you can find your balance back.
- Pamper Yourself
Don’t you just feel giddy inside whenever you decide to do something for yourself? Just remember this whenever you’re stressed so you don’t have to go on an internal debate with yourself on whether or not you need make an effort to put facial masks on and hair treatments at home. For your pampering sessions, it is best to go for products that have several functions already. Argan oil for one can be used as a facial and hair treatment. Argan oil will not only moisturize your skin and hair, it will protect them from environmental damage too.
- Keep a Diary
Unloading your feelings on paper is just as effective as unloading to a friend. The best part about this is that a diary will not judge you and will not complain that your problems are ruining her otherwise good morning.
- TV Time
Want to know the reason why reality shows are such a hit? People, unfortunately, find comfort in watching people with more problems than them.