pilates for stress

5 Easy Ways to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Photo by  Radu Florin  on  Unsplash

Photo by Radu Florin on Unsplash

Dealing with stress and anxiety? You’re not alone.

In the United States, over 70 percent of adults say they deal with daily stress and anxiety every single day! While it’s not possible to totally eradicate stress and anxiety from life there are many tips and tricks to implement into a daily routine that will help alleviate sensations and give you a chance to relax.

Five ways to relieve stress and anxiety

Exercise – Beneficial in so many ways, daily movement is key for lowering stress hormones and boosting those feel good juices known as endorphins. Find an activity you love that gets the blood pumping without high impact repetitions to the joints – Pilates is always recommended!

Sip tea – Green tea contains antioxidants that boost serotonin and reduce anxiety.

Light your favorite candleMoody Girl Candle Company has some fantastic, soothing candle scents. Find them in our studio lobby and take one home!

Start a journal – Keep track of your day and moods by writing everything down – a bullet journal is a great tool for encouraging creativity while also managing stress.

Spend time with friends or family – Whether you surround yourself with friends at Pilates X in Long Beach or you take time to have lunch with family, having supportive and motivating people around is always a great way to relieve stress and anxiety.

Want to schedule in a session at Pilates X? Visit us and check out our Long Beach Pilates studio!