Simple Ways to Get Rid of Stress

India’s top psychologists and cardiologists have openly agreed to the fact that maximum number of employees working in corporate sector face health issues caused due to work stress.

The recent recession has made almost everyone’s work life difficult. It’s very sad to see that people are even committing suicide because of financial hardships and job related stress.


There were several cases reported in 2012 which involved people committing suicide due to job related stress in India.

Let’s take a look at some simple ways to get rid of stress.

Sing and dance

A study regarding stress was conducted by researchers in Finland. According to these researchers, singing and dancing can help people to get rid of stress.

Man Dancing with Woman

So, next time when you come home after lot of stressful work in office, you can just dance with your loved ones for few minutes. This will definitely make you feel better.


Meditation can not only help you to reduce anxiety disorders and stress, it can also help you to overcome negative thoughts and attract positive energies. Some doctors also recommend it to patients suffering from high blood pressure. These days’ psychiatrists also recommend meditation to their patients instead of drugs and strong medicines.

Video games

According to researchers, playing video games can help you to release stress and forget about your worries for some time. Similar study by the Keele University’s team of researchers has revealed that playing video games can also help you to tolerate pain. It may also help you to improve your concentration. So, if you feel you are too stressed, you can just switch on your TV set, your game box and start playing.

Go for a picnic

There is nothing as good as spending time in mountains, surrounded by greenery. Every weekend you should try to go out for picnic and spend some peaceful time with your loved ones.


You will definitely forget your work and personal stress while you spend time in natural surroundings close to Mother Nature.


Exercises can bring lot of positive changes in life. Just performing cardiovascular exercises for few hours every day can help you to improve your health and it can also keep you away from life style diseases. These days, lot of people prefer cardiovascular exercises like- bicycling, swimming, running, jumping rope, etc.

Chatting with friends

According to several religious scholars from various religions, confessing about problems does help in finding a solution. It can also help you to reduce your stress. So, if you are facing some problems in your personal or professional life, you should open up, and talk to your friends about those problems.

There is no way to completely avoid stress in life, it creates problems, but also makes us strong. However, too much of stress can invite various lifestyle diseases like- hypertension, blood pressure, paralysis, and some other heart diseases.

The choice is yours

These days most of the companies’ mention it in their recruitment ads that they are hiring people who can work under extreme work stress or work pressure.  So, the choice is yours, select a job with less work pressure, and earn less, or select a job with extreme work pressure and compromise your health and personal life.

By – Nitten Gokhaley

Nitten writes for several websites and a newspaper called Life 365.  He writes on variety of topics like Health, Travel, Business, Hollywood, Gadgets, Life style, Automobile, Politics, Science, Sociology, Psychology and more.

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