Stress is a daily reality for many of us. In fact it is a natural reaction to high pressure situations when we are in a hurry, face a series of small challenges at work and at home or want to meet our own high expectations. But there is a difference between this little daily stresses which can be even helpful, motivating you to keep going and get things done and chronic stress that builds up when you are exposed to a high-pressure situation over a longer period of time.
So when the pressure is on, what do you do?
Keep calm and carry on? Or feel tension, frustration, panic, fear, anger and rage in your body and mind, or even numbness, apathy and lack of energy for life?
Luckily there are plenty of simple and practical ways to help you stay on top of things and keep relaxed during the day.
In addition to exercise, enough sleep, a healthy diet, small breaks and a positive mindset, there is one simple thing you can easily do for yourself – replace caffeinated beverages with healthy theine-free herbal beverages such as soothing lemongrass tea.