3 Quick Ways to Relieve Stress

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There are days that the word insane doesn’t quite capture the madness that is your life.

Am I right or am I right?

When stress is on overload, you need a quick release.  Yes – a 30 minute nap or a walk around the block would be great.  But, when things get really crazy, you may not even be able to leave your desk.  So, I’m going to give you some quick tips for relieving stress.

3 QUICK WAYS to RELIEVE STRESS (from your desk):

1 – The Quick Should Roll

Close your eyes.  Sit up straight.  Roll your shoulders back while counting to 10.  Roll your shoulders forward while counting to 10.  Done.  This life-saver was given to me by a massage therapist friend of mine and it always puts me in a better place.  It’s fast and easy and is a mini substitute for a massage.

2 – 30 Seconds of Breathing

Close your eyes.  Slowly breathe in and out while concentrating on every breath.  Count your breaths for 10 in and 10 out (alternating).  Done.  Breathing is so simple and so incredibly therapeutic.  Many of us don’t take time in our day to breathe properly.

3 – Chair Dancing

This one requires that your in a good mood, in spite of the stress.  Find a song that pumps you up and rock it out!  We all have songs that energize us.  When things are super stressful, release all that tension with a good chair dance. Even better: get up and dance in your office.

How do you quickly relieve stress?

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