Am I the only women who finds the idea of stress relief stressful? Just how am I supposed to find time in my busy schedule to relax? I know that sounds terrible, but I also happen to know I’m far from being alone. We live in an increasingly hectic and unremitting world of constant motion. But it isn’t good for our health, which is why I’ve been taking a little time out to examine the various stress relief options for women.
Perhaps I am not alone, but I must confess that my life has been so frantic that I’ve never really paused to think about the number of ways in which I could relax. Downing two or three glasses of wine every evening is clearly doing me no good at all, which is why I have been delighted to discover the wide range of stress relief options that are easily available.
Perhaps I have a habit of starting at the end of lists rather than the beginning, but my list started with yoga. My first assumption was that yoga is all about contorting your body in weird ways without falling over, but in truth it’s very easy to get started with yoga, and can be very relaxing too. The benefits of yoga extend to both the physical body and the mental well-being.
Having untied myself from the yoga class my next visit into stress relief alternatives was meditation. I thought this would be easy, but I spent most of my time trying to pick between the many ways in which meditation can be undertaken. I chose a meditation CD which I played whilst lying in the dark with my eyes closed. Very relaxing, although I have no recollection of the second half of the disk!
Although not personally undertaken to any very serious degree the next item on my list of stress relief alternatives was physical exercise. My idea of physical exercise is racing to the back of the shop to be first to the sale rail, but I have several friends who assure me that regular physical exercise can be one of the best stress relief therapies available. I’ll have to take their word on that, the pizza’s just arrived.
The next item on my list certainly focused on the relief half of stress relief. Women’s toys are now so varied and ingenious that they seem to be able to cater for bits of me even I didn’t know existed. I had a browse through an online store, my responses varying from disbelief to confusion to sheer rampant fascination. I spent more time exploring this method of stress relief than physical exercise, although as it did make me a little out of breath, it must have burnt up at least a few calories.
Sometimes of course it’s just not convenient (or decent) to enjoy such methods of stress relief, and so a suitably convenient method is of course to listen to relaxing music. I have an iPod onto which I have saved a whole heap of relaxing songs and music. When I need to unwind a little I can slip the headphones on, close my eyes and try to make sure that I don’t fall asleep and start dribbling in public.
Finally, the one method of stress relief I seem to find hardest of all – finding the time for plenty of rest. Just recently I have had almost no time for rest because I’ve been too busy researching the various stress relief alternatives, but along with eating healthily, getting plenty of sleep and organismic ‘me’ time, there are certainly several alternatives available – it’s just finding the time to try them out.
If you are searching for ways to de-stress your self then check out this new site that offers ideas on chilling out using adult toys as well as rabbit vibrators as effective remedies. Ideal for the body and soul, there are alternatives such as exercise, meditation and just plain rest. Something in fact for every woman irrespective of how stressed out you really are in today’s anxious world.
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