Taking a deep breath has been shown to lower cortisol levels, which can help reduce stress and anxiety.
The “mental silence” that goes along with meditation may have positive effects on stress by allowing your mind to relax. Visualizing a calm or peaceful scene may help reduce stress and ease anxiety by “tricking” the mind into a more relaxed state. Not only does exercise provide a medium by which to channel your frustrations, but that post-exercise endorphin rush also helps to sharply cut stress.


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You don’t have to be a yoga girl to quiet your mind during the day — but it doesn’t hurt to take some advice from someone who is. Swap a coffee break with a green tea break, suggests Brathen, for an energy boost that “keeps you feeling fresher and lighter than that heavy feeling of coffee.” For an even bigger boost, actually walk outside for a cup.
Brathen recommends keeping a little bottle of rosewater at your desk to “use as a hydrating mist or refreshing toner.” Whether she’s on the go or logging in office time, she finds that “it’s a nice contrast for the screen that’s in your face.


At work you have to deal with people you don’t really like and see things you don’t really want to see. So to help you out, allows us to give you these 25 things you can do to reduce stress …you’re welcome.



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