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5 Practical Ways to Stay Stress-Free

Ms. Nida Ghani

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Life always shows ups and downs and stress can be a huge part of it. It can be overwhelming but staying stress-free is really important for your mental and physical health. Stress itself can do a lot of damage to your health. Coping can be extremely hard for some people but equally important if not more. Here’s our top 5 ways to live a stress-free life!

Live, Not Just Exist:

Life is so much more than doing a job and paying bills. Live; find something that makes you happy. That one thing that genuinely makes you feel complete and truly happy. Find your own purpose and give your life its own meaning. Don’t depend on others for your own happiness. Discover who you are and the things you want to do in life. Grow, become a better person every day and remember to live in the moment, in the present. Let go of the past and stop worrying about the future since no one knows what life would bring, so have hope and give it your best shot.

Explore the Nature:

Nature is one of the biggest stress relievers. Walk in nature or spend some time there. Breathe it in. Enjoy the sight. Touch the flowers. Listen to the chirping birds and remind yourself that every storm in your life shall pass; it is never meant to stay. Let nature be your anchor. Meditate out in the open and breathe in the fresh morning air. Walk on the wet grass and play in the rain. Let your inner child come out to play and find your peace that was inside you all along.

Set Boundaries:

Most of the times it is the people and their negativity that causes stress. Staying silent and ignoring the negative people is never the solution. It’s extremely hard but you need to set the boundaries and tell the other person when they try to cross the line and you got to be firm about it. You don’t have to be reactive but you got to be firm and let the person know that you are not up for their games and that they are not welcomed.

Surround Yourself with More Positive People:

The best way to stop the toxic people in your life from dragging you down is to surround yourself with more positive people, so there is little room for the toxic ones and so eventually, there is none left. Go out with people who make you happy and focus on living a fulfilled life that has no room for the toxic people.

Remember You’ll Make It Through:

Just remember, it is never going to be easy, but you’ll make it through. You just need to realize that you deserve better and you deserve to be happy. Your life has no space for people who make you feel down or even depressed. They are not worth it.  They are neither worth your energy nor your peace of mind.

Ultimately, living a stress-free life is one where you take care of your mental energy and expel the negativity from your life. On the flipside, if you need an additional support system then consult a psychologist. You can book an appointment with a top psychologist in Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi through oladoc.com, or call our helpline at 042-3890-0939 for assistance to find the RIGHT Doctor for your concerns.

Disclaimer: The contents of this article are intended to raise awareness about common health issues and should not be viewed as sound medical advice for your specific condition. You should always consult with a licensed medical practitioner prior to following any suggestions outlined in this article or adopting any treatment protocol based on the contents of this article.

Ms. Nida Ghani
Ms. Nida Ghani - Author "Ms. Nida Ghani is a Psychologist practicing in Lahore. Over the last 3 years, she has been helping her patients deal with various mental and psychological conditions. You can get an appointment with her through oladoc."

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