No Woman, No Cry: Stress Management Techniques For Women

By Johnson Star

Stress management is definitely necessary for women, especially with the presence of many stressors in their daily life. Even though stress is good for the body in a small amount, in a woman's case it could pile up and that's why most women who do not know how to manage their stress just burst out into tears.

Just like the famous Bob Marley song "No Woman, No Cry", knowing how to manage your stress will make everything alright. Managing your stress is simple and can give you a lot of health benefits. It is often easier said than done for women since they are usually even busier than men even if they stay home a lot. How can they you find the time for stress management? Managing stress is as simple as taking control of your life. Here are a few tips for you to start taking control of your life:

Learn to organize and prioritize - organizing and prioritizing things and your daily tasks can prevent things to overwhelm you and cause stress. Organize things in the house in an environment that is pleasing to your eyes. Teach your kids to return their toys back to where it belongs after they play with them. This way you don't only live free of clusters but also relieve you of added duties. When you're on a tight budget, prioritize the things that you need the most in the house in order for the budget to fit and maybe can make you have extra to set aside to. The most important thing is prioritize your family and yourself.

Make Time for Your Family After having a busy week, take the time to unwind with the family. Weekends were made for the purpose of resting. Take the whole family for a movie and go on a picnic. A change in scenery helps, especially if you get closer to nature. It also gives you the opportunity to bond with your loved ones.

Set aside time for romance - maintaining a romantic relationship with your husband can help keep the flame going between the two of you. A study in Arizona State University have found that sex can lead you to feel less stressed and being less stressed can lead to more sex, and it has also been found out that women shows less little stress response after making love with her partner.

Have a time for yourself - after taking care of your kids and your wife, it's now time to take care of yourself. Get a massage or go get an exercise, this can help boost your immune system and making you less prone for acquiring colds and flu.

Be an optimist - get rid of negative thoughts that can just add up to your stress level. Being an optimist can help you analyze the problem better and look for solutions that are more effective.

Remember that chronic stress leads to more serious mental disorders. Don't let it take control of you. You should be the one taking control of your life. - 31520

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