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6 Ways to Quickly Get Rid of Stress

Embrace the glorious mess that you are.

Human beings are accustomed to a certain degree of stress. It keeps us motivated and alert and is an essential component of the biological “fight or flight” response. However, too much of it is bad. It can inflict major mental and physical damage. It is essential to take time out of your hectic schedule to reduce stress, relax, and try to focus on your emotional and mental health. Here are 6 ways to quickly get rid of it.

Establish the Cause

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This is one of the easiest ways to minimize and ultimately get rid of stress. Whether it is school, work, traveling to work, or a relationship, you can’t get rid of it if you don’t find out what’s causing it. Then, you can work to make positive changes or eliminate negative once.

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If you cannot identify your stress triggers, keep a stress “diary” to discover a pattern in your daily routine that’s disturbing you. When you feel anxious or nervous, write it down. Eventually, you’ll start seeing a pattern – ex. you are writing in the diary right after getting home from work or talking to your son or daughter about school.

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