How to Reduce the Stress Without Exercises

When you are stressed, you feel like being in a pressure cooker and each time it gets hot, you feel like exploding. If you cannot overcome stress, then you might end up taking drastic steps in your life. So, in order to avoid it, you need to follow certain regime to take control of your life as well as your stress.

Exercising is one method, but there are other venues which you can try to control and overcome stress. In this article, you are going to come across tips that can help you to overcome stress and that too within 15 minutes.

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Practice a few minutes of meditation and you can see your anxiety reducing. There are various studies which suggest that daily meditation can help in altering the neural pathways’ of the brain, and thereby making you quite resilient to stress.

Meditation is simple to do. All you need to do is sit up straight by keeping both your feet on the floor. Then you need to close your eyes and try to focus your attention on reciting something silently or loudly. Try to go for a positive mantra like “I love myself” or “I feel happy” and see how distractions float like clouds.

Deep Breathing

First, you need to take a five minute break and try to focus on your breathing. Just sit up straight, close your eyes and place your hand on your belly. Then through your nose, try to slowly inhale and feel the breath start from your abdomen and work its way toward the top of your head. In the same way reverse the process just when you are going to exhale from your mouth. Various researches have stated that deep breathing can counter the stress by reducing the hearth rate and blood pressure.

Reach Out

Do you know that your social network is one of the incredible tools for taking care of stress? Communicate with other, either by face to face or at least on the phone. Try to share on what is going on and make sure to get some fresh perspective while the connection is going on strong.

Laugh Out Loud

There is nothing better to lighten the load mentally by having a good belly laugh. Simply to put in straight, this can lower the cortisol and the stress hormones of your body. Even you can boost the brain chemicals known as endorphins which help in lightening your mood. Just watch your favorite video or sitcom, read funny comics or chat with any person who makes you happy.


There is nothing beautiful in life when you are able to overcome stress and live a happy life. We get to live life once and it has to be fullest.


Saravavan Nadarajan (Vanan)

Vanan, fitness expert and leader at EzFit Singapore, specializes in holistic training—home-based, boot camps, and corporate fitness—with over a decade of industry experience.