September 30, 2022

Workplace stress reduction: a few small actions to relax you

We know that some foods can also achieve the purpose of moderate stress reduction, represented by bananas and lemons. Bananas can help the brain produce the chemical component serotonin, which is a substance that can make the brain feel safe and happy. The alkaloids contained in it can reduce anxiety, invigorate the spirit and increase confidence. Lemon can activate thinking, enhance memory, and make people full of energy.

In fact, doing a few common small movements in life can achieve the purpose of relieving fatigue, reducing stress and relaxing the body and mind.

1. Talk to yourself

Listening to your own voice will make you calm down quickly, so that you can quickly get out of the haze and chaotic thoughts in your heart. This method is similar to the “empty chair effect” in psychology. You can also speak aloud, this method can adjust the disordered thoughts, especially when you are nervous and tired.

2. Open your mouth and sing

A study in the United States shows that singing is not only good for health, but also anti-fatigue. Because singing is a good exercise in itself, it can exercise the vocal cords, nasal cavity, and chest muscles, strengthen the strength of the thoracic muscles, significantly increase lung capacity, and also help the brain’s logic and image thinking.

3. Ming Tian Drum

Take the sitting position and rub the two palms together to heat them. Cover the ears with the palms of the palms. Put your fingers close together on both sides of the back of the head. Place the index finger on the middle finger. A total of 20-40 bombings were carried out every morning and evening. This method can refresh the brain, help the ears, and have a good therapeutic effect on tinnitus, dizziness, insomnia, headache, neurasthenia and other diseases.

4. Smell the essential oil

This method is now popular in Europe and Japan. Essential oils can stimulate or calm the nerve cells of the limbic system of the human brain through the olfactory nerve, and are very effective in relieving nervous tension and relieving psychological stress.

In addition, listening to music while working; chatting with colleagues; walking back and forth in the office and stretching; opening the window and looking into the window can all relieve tension. Taking a walk home alone after get off work, taking a hot bath before going to bed, etc. are all good ways to relieve stress.