Simple ways to reduce stress!

Stress : Have you ever been bored after a busy day? Have you ever thought about how can you boost your energy?

Today, because of urban life’s problems we need to find some solutions that can keep us active and boost our energy. Below are some of these cheap solutions:


Dark Chocolate

Eating a piece of dark chocolate, can supply the energy you need. In addition, dark chocolate is good for lowering blood pressure, improving blood flow and adjusting blood cholesterol.



Scientific researches showed that aromatherapy can be very useful to treat fatigue. So, use lavender in your bedroom. Spritz lavender water on your pillow tonight. Pleasant dreams!


Spend time with your family

After a busy day, spending time with your family can be very helpful to boost your energy and reduce stress.


Eating foods containing omega-3

Omega-3s is an important factor to having a healthier body. Foods containing omega-3 play an important role in boosting body’s energy. Omega-3s are healthy fats that are useful for energy and also help your heart to be healthier.


Take time for yourself

Even if you’re busy, you need to give yourself some time.
You need to be able to manage time and devote some part of the day to personal activities, bathing, hairdressing, massage, manicure, and anything that gives you good feelings.
Massage causes your body to secrete endorphins, which has a relaxing effect on the body and reduces anxiety and stress.
These activities, in addition to the sense of tranquility in you, will also increase self-esteem.


Sometimes watching comedy movies

Studies show that laughing can reduce stress. Laughing increases the immune system, improves blood flow and regulates blood pressure. At the end of a busy day, watching a comedy movie with your family can give you a good feeling and boost your energy.


Drinking tea or coffee

There are many articles about the benefits of tea and coffee. But on average, studies show that drinking less than 4 cups per day can supplying caffeine for your body and boost your energy.


Take part of the day to stretching exercises

It does not take long time, maybe 30 minutes a day. You can do stretching exercises, even at the end of the day. It can relax your muscles, increase the flexibility of the body and also reduce stress.


Go to the nature

Nature has a strong sedation effect on the body. Squeeze visiting nature in your time. Seeing the first spring flowers, autumn’s first turning leaves and other natural beauty can be very helpful in relaxation.


Call your good friends

Having good friends make you relaxed. We can devote time to talking and spending time with our friends. Even if you do not have time to visit them, telephone conversations can be very helpful in boosting energy. Friendship even keeps you on a mental even keel.


Sleep enough

An average of 7 to 8 hours sleep is necessary for an adult every day, which will lead to better organ function and renewal body to begin a new day. Sleeping well is not only important to ward off fatigue, it also help you learn and make memories.

Reference: WebMD

Collected by: Dr. Sara Bakhshaei

About Sara Bakhshaei

Dr Sara Bakhshaei ParsiTeb Company Researcher
Dr Sara Bakhshaei is a PhD. graduate Agroecologist from the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. She has done researches in some agricultural and health fields such as Plant Ecology, Agroecology, Data Analysis, Crop production, LCA and Pharmaceutical effects of medicinal plants. She completed her researches as an Internship period in IFF institute(Institute of Social Ecology) in Vienna, Austria. Since 2016 she works as a senior researcher at Parsiteb herbal pharmaceutical company. She has 8 years of work experience as a university lecturer in Iran and published more than 100 articles in her research fields. Now she continues her study in the field of Phytomedicine at the Boku University of Vienna.

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