Are you often stressed from your workload at the office and parenting responsibilities? Many people who are anxious often find it an easy way to buy over the counter medicines to cure their headaches and other body aches. But you don’t have to do this because there are natural ways to relieve your stress.
By natural, we mean something you can do on a daily basis and one that won’t cost you much. We share some of the easy steps you can take that are proven effective by research.
Do the nature walk. A recent study done by scientists from Chiba University has discovered that nature walks are more effective in relieving stress compared to a stroll in the city. Some interesting findings revealed by the Japanese researchers were a 12.4 percent drop in the cortisol (stress hormone) level, a 7 percent decrease in sympathetic nerve activity, a 1.4 percent drop in blood pressure and 5.8 percent reduction in heart rate. So remember that a little time spent outdoors is beneficial to people.