Get relief from work stress

It is vital to find relief from work stress or any other events, issues or situations that stress you in order to promote your overall wellbeing.

Here are some things that you can do to help you to keep calm and relaxed.

Engage in physical activities

Engaging in exercise and physical activities is a great away to distract yourself from the daily grind and things that stress you. In addition, exercise has also been known to help release endorphins – the body’s ‘feel-good’ hormones, so it may be worth your while doing some form of physical activity during stressful periods.

Incorporate exercise into your daily schedule – go for a run in the morning or to the gym during your lunch break. You may even prefer exercising at home during the evenings instead.

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Practise relaxation techniques

Practising relaxation techniques is a great way of keeping cool and calm. Meditation, as well as yoga, are two very popular relaxation techniques that are practised regularly by people throughout the world.

Consider joining a class or perhaps even learn how to perform these techniques from a dvd or book if these methods suit you better.


Massage has been known to help enhance blood flow, which will further help to relieve tension on your muscles. Treat yourself to a soothing massage and enjoy the health benefits it has to offer.

Talk it out

Consider chatting to your manager about stresses that you are experiencing at work. If you experience stress away from work and need professional help and guidance, seek assistance from your doctor or a psychologist.

While All4Women endeavours to ensure health articles are based on scientific research, health articles should not be considered as a replacement for professional medical advice. Should you have concerns related to this content, it is advised that you discuss them with your personal healthcare provider.