Regularly de-stressing can help fight off heart disease and obesity and boost your immunity against colds, according to Time.
Here are few ways to truly relax from the experts.
This is mainly if you take the train or public transportation…instead of answering emails, try a meditation app, listen to soothing music or call a friend. You can do this in the car, just make sure everything is hands-free and don’t relax too much that you take your eyes off the road!
The more often people check social media accounts, emails and texts, the higher their stress levels.
That’s according to the American Psychological Association.
When we get free time, most of us don’t know what to do with it so we plop down on the couch.
Write down a few things you want to do. That new restaurant? New movie you wanna see? Write it down!
Progressive muscle relaxation involves tensing and relaxing each muscle group. You can start in your toes and work your way up. It can reduce anxiety and muscle tension, according to the University of Michigan.
University researchers add breathing exercises are an easy way relax, relieve stress and reduce tension.
Just remember to silence your phone!