Let Your Stress Wash Away

Let Your Stress Wash Away

When we feel stress, our physical and mental health is affected. Our mind gets distracted, and our body slows down. With the fast pace of life, it is easy to get lost in the things that cause us stress. There are many ways to manage your stress, and adding the following steps to our day allows us to rewind and release.

Steps to Reduce Stress 

Be Active

During exercise, our body releases feel-good endorphins. This helps boost our mood and ease the negative emotions we feel. It distracts the mind from stressful thoughts and releases the tension that we hold. Taking part in some form of physical activity is a great way to channel the day-to-day stresses into something productive and healthy. Whether you choose a walk or a gym session, moving your body is a great way to reduce mental and physical strain.

Meditate

Research proves that meditation calms the mind and refocuses your energy. Often, stress results from feeling overwhelmed. When we concentrate on our breathing, we are working on relaxing our minds and releasing the tension that has built up. This can make working through problems much easier, making us feel much less inundated and stressed. When we practice meditation, it carries the calming effects throughout the day, allowing for more rational and focused thinking.

Sleep 

A good night’s sleep can solve anything. When we are stressed, our sleep quality declines, and when our sleep quality declines, our body experiences more stress. It’s an endless cycle. Ensuring we follow the steps to get a good night’s rest is important for managing the stress we experience. Exercise and meditation can help with improving sleep, as well as reducing screen time, removing distractions, and setting a good nighttime routine. When we feel rested, we are more able to tackle issues head on instead of letting things build up, resulting in increased pressure.

Hot Tubs and Reducing Stress 

A Beachcomber Hot Tub is the perfect addition to reduce overall stress. A Beachcomber Hot Tub serves as a vessel for relaxation and rejuvenation and offers a variety of activities to reduce stress. Hydrotherapy, known for its medical benefits, eases your worries as just one of them.

1. Adding activity to your day isn’t always easy, especially when you feel stressed and overwhelmed. It gets put to the bottom of the to-do list. Those with time constraints or physical limitations can benefit from a 20—30-minute daily soak. This hot tub exercise guide is the perfect way to add endorphin boosting movement to your day without the added pressure of leaving the house.

2. The soothing motion of the water in a hot tub is the perfect location to add meditation to your day. Whether it’s 10 minutes in the morning or night, putting on a peaceful meditation podcast while taking a soak in your hot tub is the ideal way to loosen your body and mind and combat your stress.

3. Research has proven that a hot tub soak speeds up melatonin supply, allowing for a deeper and more beneficial sleep. A pre-bedtime soak is the perfect way to relax your mind and get the most out of the time available for sleep.

Adding hydrotherapy to your daily health routine with a Beachcomber Hot Tub can ease your stress without having to leave your home. Learn more about how to enhance your health here!    

 

*The information in this article should not be used as a substitute for medical advice from your doctor. Consults with qualified professionals are strongly recommended.