Physical exercise, even for short periods, is one of the best ways to relieve physical and mental stress. Even a simple walk can boost your endorphins, which in turn, reduces your stress hormones. No time for a walk? No problem. Many stretching exercises can be done right at your desk. They work well to relieve muscle tension and help clear your mind. Believe it or not, even dancing can improve your mood. So go ahead and kick up your heels! Now that we’ve got your mind in gear, check out these easy-to-do suggestions on how you can give body – and brain – a much needed break!
For a midday “mini-refresh,” give yourself a face massage to relieve tension and recharge.
Start your day with the sun salutation yoga routine to welcome the new week and refresh your mind and body!
This Monday, destress with Tai Chi, a low-impact but highly effective mind-body martial art that joins the breath with standing poses.
This Monday, we recommend using a set of wheels to unwind and move your soul. Sometimes destressing is as easy as feeling the joy of moving.
To honor the nation’s largest annual health event for women, National Women’s Health & Fitness Day on September 26th, DeStress Monday offer an ideal way to reduce stress and boost your health.
Make Monday an occasion to try some mindful walking when you need to de-stress for a few minutes between activities.
Monday is an opportunity to start fresh and introduce new healthy behaviors in your life. Use this Monday to explore the ancient world of yoga and discover why it continues to be a celebrated and popular exercise, meditation, and art.
Deep inhale, big exhale, stretch, and relax! Try some family yoga on Monday. It will give your kids a new channel for their energy, reduce stress, and bring everyone a little lasting peace.
Are you achy all over from too much stress? It’s time to learn some instant moves this Monday to keep you on the dance floor of life. Self-massage has been touted by health and wellness experts as a soothing way to work out tension in your body. With a gentle touch, knowing the basics can melt away stress.
Need a proven tool to beat stress? Try some exercise this Monday. Studies show even a quick burst of exercise can reduce stress. Take a moment to lower stress and increase calm.