If you want to get rid of stress you have to allow your mind to relax, learn to deal in a calm manner with the problems of life, and just take it slow. Learn a few tricks using herbal tea and workout.
Developing stress is a natural part of life, we all eventually go through the whole 'weight' process because of work, school, family, and even your significant other. With that said it does not mean that we have to continue living with stress every day of our life.
Living with stress can add unwanted harmful effect to your life that can be fatal to your health. Health problems like having hypertension or migraine headaches can sometimes arise due to your everyday demands. You may develop heart disease because you go through your day over exerting yourself with a mountain of workload and not taking a little time off afterwards. It is important to learn an effective way to deal with your everyday stress. Adding something simple like drinking a cup of tea and a little excuse in your daily routine you can help your body be stress-free.
Stress Management Benefits
Dealing with stress, you may want to add a little extra help with Tai Chi. Stress contribute to many serious health conditions like a heart attack and stroke; your normal relationships may suffer as well. One little simple meditation techniques you could try is learning a little Tai Chi in your weekly schedule. Along with other meditation methods, this may help you ward off negative energy that builds up during the week. Learn not to let stress just sit on you and force your mind to contemplate on negative results. When you participate in Tai Chi, it can help your stress level decrease as well as improve your immune system. Learn to control your mind and emotion by drawing all the negative energy away from your body. Learning Tai Chi may be the way to go when you want a little help with your stress. Get to a level where your fear does not control you but you control taking away your stress.
Reducing Stress with a Nice Workout
Working out can be for more than losing weight and looking good, it can be a stress relief. Find a nice light workout to get your body moving and off the daily stress that everyday life brings on you. One of the best ways to get rid of stress is with running; It helps me clear my mind and focus on one thing 'my workout'. If your body is work up and your heart is pumping at high speed, your body will get on moving in circulating your blood. That will keep you healthy and strong, go out and get a little running or speed walking in your day. After you get home and take a nice warm shower, your body will be all relax, and you can sit down with a nice cup of tea. You will feel all lay back, and your warm drink will flow through you with no problem.
If you would like a little more flavor for your tea adding a few of the following ingredients with moderations to your taste.:
honey peppermint candy pieces (kids love this idea) brown sugar lemon slices orange slices lime slices Stevia (a naturally sweet, low-calorie herb)
Herbal Teas One of the simple things you can do is drink an herbal tea in the morning or later in the evenings. Find the right drink that cater to your particular needs to help you relax, with a vast number of teas to choose from you, can have to choice of tea.
Mints (Mentha spp.) Herbs in the mint family, especially spearmint and peppermint, this herb will add a nice refreshing taste to your herbal teas. For those who suffer from an upset stomach, a nice peppermint tea can be ideal for you.
German chamomile (Matricaria recutita) It comes with an apple-like scented flower; it is used if you suffer from hyperactivity, indigestion, insomnia, and nausea. If you would like a plus added benefits of the chamomile you can get a nice sweet brew that will soothe your mind, body, and even your spirit will feel at ease. Drinking a nice cup of this tea can help you relax and have a good night sleep and wake up fresh in the morning.
Ginseng (Panax ginseng) Using ginseng tea can be a added benefits to you relaxing routine, like chamomile tea it helps with insomnia but with extra. You will also get the added advantages of taking away with nervous exhaustion and your stress. Drink this tea can help your body relax and deal with your everyday routine.
Skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora) Use this plant as a tea to help you relief some your symptoms. It provides you with the benefit of any nervous tension that your body may carry; you can also relax enough that you get a good night sleep and escape insomnia. Use this in tea and help your body benefits from its advantages.
Lavender (Lavendula Angustifolia) Lavender leaves are usually used for its flowery taste in your herbal tea, use it to help with your normal stress effects. If you often work long hours for the week you may suffer from tension headaches, brew a nice cup of lavender tea to help. If you suffered from irritation or even indigestion, use lavender tea a little before you have a meal. It may help your body digest it better and prepare for any irritation you may suffer from your meal.
Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) Valerian is a bitter and bitter tasting herb that tastes best if it is blended with other more savory herbs. The roots are useful for relieving anxiety, insomnia, and tension. "Actual clinical trials show that valerian can help users fall asleep faster and have a deeper, more restorative night's sleep," mentions Hobbs.
There are a vast number of herbal teas that you can choice from; these few are just an idea of where you can start. Ask your local market about the herbs they carry or even ask a natural medicine doctor about trying a few teas.
Brewing Your tea
Learn how to Brew your tea, use a nice, old techniques to get a great tasting drink. While there is no exact way to brew a perfect cup of tea you can find your special way to make it taste the way you want. There is no trick in how the process is done, just experiment with the teas, amount, and temperature. When I drink green tea, I will usually use about 1 1/2 cup of water, after it is brewed for about 5 to 7 minutes it goes down to about a cup. I used about one tablespoon of green tea leaf and half of tablespoon of peppermint tea herb. I will let the herb seat in the boiling water for about 7 minutes to infuse. After I take the herbs out and make sure all the herb is filtered out of it, I will add a tablespoon of honey. The taste usually is just right for me, make your tea just the way you like it. You can use the color of the brew to see if it is ready. Usually, you know just the right color you preferred. You just follow a simple step by picking your herb, measuring your water level, and adding any extra enhancer for flavor. Brewing tea can take the time to get the perfect taste for your cup, give it time and you will know when you have your perfect cup of tea.
Take Time out for yourself
Relaxing is about taking the time to reconnect with yourself and allowing your body the time to recuperate on its own. Lay back once in a while, drink something that is suitable for your system, move a little to give your body the proper care to stay healthy and fit.
Drinking a little tea and exercising just for about 20 minutes a day can make a world of difference in your health. Find out what helps you relax and enjoy it even if it is just one time a week. Relaxing is just about taking a little time out for you and letting your mind and body take it slow.