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How to overcome stress

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By Saneej AhamedPublished 2 months ago 3 min read

Stress is a part of everyone's life. In fact, life without stress would be boring and unchallenging. However, too much stress can lead to mental and physical health problems. It's important to have control over the level of stress in our lives to maintain balance and peace.

To overcome stress, you need to understand what causes it. Common stressors include work pressure, financial problems, relationship issues, and health concerns. Once you identify the stressors in your life, you can start taking steps to minimize their impact.

Here are a few practical tips that can help you overcome stress:


Physical exercise is one of the best ways to reduce stress. It releases endorphins that improve your mood and reduce anxiety. Exercise can also help clear your mind and improve your focus.

It doesn't matter what type of exercise you do. You can walk, run, swim or participate in a team sport. The most important thing is to be active and maintain a regular routine.


Meditation is a technique that helps you calm your mind and relax your body. It can be done anywhere, anytime, and doesn't require any special equipment. It's a powerful tool to alleviate stress and anxiety.

To meditate, find a quiet place where you won't be disturbed. Sit down comfortably and close your eyes. Take a few deep breaths and focus your attention on your breath. You'll notice your mind wandering off; this is normal. When you become aware of your mind wandering, gently bring your focus back to your breath.

Deep Breathing

Deep breathing is another technique you can use to overcome stress. It's a simple and effective way to relax your body and mind.

To practice deep breathing, sit or lie down comfortably. Take a deep breath in through your nose and fill your lungs with air. Hold your breath for a few seconds and then release it slowly through your mouth. Repeat several times until you feel your body relaxing.

Social Support

Surrounding yourself with positive people who can provide emotional support is crucial to overcoming stress. Having someone to talk to and share your worries with can help you feel less stressed and more connected.

If you're feeling stressed, consider talking to a friend or a family member. You can also join a support group or talk to a counselor or a therapist who can help you manage your stress.

Time Management

Preparing and planning for your work ahead of time can help reduce stress. Being disorganized can increase stress, so it is essential to prioritize your work and manage your time effectively to get more done in less time.

Make a list of tasks you need to do and prioritize them based on importance. Break down large projects into smaller ones and tackle them one at a time. Use a planner to schedule your day, so you know what to expect and reduce your stress levels.


Stress is a normal part of life. However, when stress levels become too high, it is important to take measures to reduce stress levels. Managing stress is a continuous process, and it requires a combination of techniques and strategies to achieve better results.

By adopting strategies such as regular exercise, meditation, deep breathing, social support, and time management, you can overcome stress and live a happier, healthier life. It’s always essential to consult professionals when you feel overwhelmed or going through a difficult time. Your mental and physical health should never be taken lightly, and together we can take the first steps to enjoying a happy, peaceful life.

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