Mental Yoga: All-Natural Ways to Defeat Stress and Recharge Your Body’s Energy Stores

Life can get stressful, and people are busier than ever. If you want to prevent yourself from becoming rundown, it is important to find ways to naturally recharge. Relax and restore your body’s energy store with some mental yoga using these all-natural techniques.

Deep Breathing to Defeat Stress

Breathing techniques are great for regulating anxiety and managing stress. Stopping to focus on your breathing can help your body get its bearings and restore balance. Long deep breaths are properly taken in through the nose and out the mouth. You should also spend more time on the exhale of a breath than the inhale. Belly breathing is a simple technique for regulating breathing. When done correctly your shoulders should not raise, and your belly should expand.  This proven stress buster is easy to do and can be done anywhere.

Mental Yoga and Meaningful Meditation

Clear your mind and rejuvenate your consciousness with regular meditation. There are many resources and techniques for meditation, and routines can be as simple or as complex as your life allows. Even five minutes of meditation throughout the day can be beneficial; it offers a quick recharge when needed. Allowing time for meditation in the morning and/or evening is a great way to strengthen your mental ability. Like most things in life, the more you do it, the better you will become. And the better you become at meditating, the greater the results will be.

Positive Thinking and Encouraging Affirmations

Negativity has an effect on all aspects of life. Do not let stress and negativity lessen your quality of life. Focus on the good, and aspire to be better. When life presents you with challenges, focus on opportunities and remember your successes. There is nothing more empowering than a positive outlook. Be thankful and supportive of yourself and those around you.

A Meaningful Mantra to Move You Forward

Although it is important to be positive in the present, it is also important to have goals. In addition to having appreciation for the things we have, we should have ambition to achieve more. When faced with stress, looking towards a bright future can help you cope with presenting fears. Capturing your positivity and aspirations in the form of a mantra can be great reinforcement in times of strain.

Nature Gives Lavender to Lessen Stress

Lavender has been used for centuries to naturally relieve stress and anxiety. Restore your body and mind with this powerful natural remedy. Lavender can be used in a bath, or as aromatherapy, to help you mentally calm and physically relax.

Tense Muscles and Calm Nerves With Mental Exercise

Human minds are magnificent multi-taskers. The brain is the busiest part of our being, and is often taken for granted. Slow things down, and concentrate when stress and strain take their toll. Tense and hold one muscle, and then relax it. By slowly moving through the different parts of your body, you can exercise your focus and relax muscles.

Defeat stress and feel better with a little mental yoga and positivity. Skip the worrying, and be happy by using these rejuvenating remedies. With them, you can get recharged and restore your energy levels naturally.

Megan Risdon

CEO EcoChic

Megan Risdon is the CEO of EcoChic Lifestyles. She was inspired to found the company when she discovered the possibilities for crafting art furniture from colorful fishing boat wood.