Another effective way to reduce stress and anxiety naturally is to meditate. According to Wikipedia, meditation is a practice where an individual uses a technique – such as mindfulness, or focusing their mind on a particular object, thought or activity – to train attention and awareness, and achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm and stable state.
If you have never practiced meditation before, it’s easy to get started and there are even apps available to help you practice guided meditation. You can start with as little as five minutes. Simply sit still in a comfortable, relaxed position and practice being aware of your thoughts.
You can even sit outside and under a warm breeze, and use a fan to keep you cool, calm, and relaxed.
As you become more comfortable with meditation, you can try different methods or use an app like Headspace to guide you through your meditation practice. You can slowly increase the amount of time you spend in your meditation practice.
Meditation has been proven to help reduce stress and anxiety and produce feelings of calmness. When you practice meditation over time, you become more aware of your thoughts and feelings and you can choose positive thoughts that improve your mood and mental health.