Tips for reducing stress

Relax. You deserve it, it's good for you, and it takes less time than you think.

You don't need a ton of time or to spend tons of money at a spa or retreat. Each of these stress-relieving tips can get you from OMG to OMMM in less than 15 minutes.

Meditate - A few minutes of practice per day can help ease anxiety. Even a quick 10 minute session over your lunch break. It is clinically proven to reduce stress, improve your overall mood, and even boosts your immune system!

Breathing Deeply - Take a 5-minute break and focus on your breathing. Deep breathing naturally slows your heart rate and lowers your blood pressure - so good for high levels of stress or anxiety.

Gratitude - Life gets hectic. Sometimes in the midst of our crazy, we lose sight of the things we have in our lives that bring us such joy. Stop once a day and say out loud (or to yourself) at least 5 things you are grateful to have in your life. It can be a spouse, a grand baby, a dog, a book...anything. Having a grateful mindset is an incredibly effective way to reduce stress.

We don't realize how much stress can inhibit our bodies and minds from functioning at their highest capacity. Whether we are on a fitness journey, a healing journey, or a completely unrelated journey, these tools can help significantly decrease your stress levels and allow you to be the best version of yourself every single day.