Updated: Apr 15
It seems as if we give a plethora of suggestions on how to be a little happier, love yourself a little more, and how to look at the jar half full than half empty. Well, Butta Blog is wellness resource so that’s what the content is in a nutshell. Right now, it’s January and everyone is starting something new. Thousands of gym memberships are getting activated, people are focusing on becoming healthier, happier, and making more money. This usually happens at the beginning of a new year.
In 2018, self-care began to become a trend. A trend, yes. Not a bad thing, but more popular than usual. We all want to be happier and stress a lot less. We say these things as if they are impossible. Literally, we gave 5 suggestions on how to be a little happier. As far as stressing less, we have some tips for that as well.
How To De-Stress ft. Scientific Facts
Now, Harvard is so smart like us because their suggestions (which are scientifically proven) are the same suggestions we’ve been giving you guys. Yes, meditate, stay positive, and exercise. These methods are effective for a long term effect. These things work, but they are not easy to do if these aren’t things you do often.
Let’s assume that you are stressed at this very moment. These are things we’d tell you to do right now:
De-Stress Right NOW
Memes and Social Media Moments A social media detox is what me and others suggest to feel more relieved and rejuvenated, and we still stand by that, but a good laugh is great for stress. I’m not sure what your TL looks like, but whenever I want a good laugh I open up my Twitter. You need to smile and laugh.
Call Your Friends Call or go see a friend that can cheer you up. Sometimes company or a loving voice can put you in a better mood.
Music Those songs that have your body moving by itself is what you need to be listening to. Dance it out, sing it out, if you’re a thug like me you’ll probably rap it out.
When I’m stressed or even annoyed, I take a walk. I walk around the block a couple times, think, and breathe.
Chew Gum This was a study from over a decade ago, but facts are facts. And this study says chewing gum relieves anxiety and creates alertness.