According to webmd.com, here are a few tips for keeping stress in check:
Below are just a few ways you can de-stress:
"Why is it that some people are more vulnerable to life's slings and arrows and others more resilient?" In this eye-opening talk, Richard Davidson discusses how mindfulness can improve well-being and outlines strategies to boost four components of a healthy mind: awareness, connection, insight, and purpose.
Meditation has many psychological, as well as phyical benefits. It has been shown to help people reduce anxiety and help with depression, reduce heart rate, and improve concentration and memory. Below are some free apps available to help you learn how to meditate and calm your mind, when needed.
PIxel Thoughts - Pixel Thoughts is a 60 second meditation exercise to help you relax. It is available for free in-browser, or as an Apple or Android app.
Smiling Mind - Smiling Mind is a free meditation app available in your web browser, or on your Apple or Android device.
UCLA Mindfulness App - UCLA Mindful is a free meditation app created by the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center, which includes meditations in English and Spanish, a weekly podcast from UCLA's Hammer Museum, and videos with tips for beginners. Available for free for Apple or Android.
Meditate At Your Desk - Mindful.org offers a quick how-to for re-centering yourself and finding some calm during the middle of a workday.
Ten Percent Happier - With the Ten Percent Happier app, you’ll discover guided meditations and practical teachings you can carry anywhere.