Walk away all your Stress and Anxiety!Pragya Raiwal
Walking is not only helpful in maintaining physical fitness but also works on reducing your stress. Walking has the power to calm your jangled nerves and boost up your mood. Regular walking improves your self-esteem and reduces chances of depression.
Many experts say that walking has the ability to trigger the release of endorphins, potent brain chemicals that relieve pain and stimulate relaxation. Simply put the higher your level of endorphins, the greater your sense of calm and well-being. No wonder walking can make you feel so good.
Following ways walking can reduce your stress:
Give yourself a break
Getting out of the stressful environment, breathing fresh air, and feeling your body move is natural stress-reliever.
Walking will reduce your fatigue by boosting up your mood and increasing energy level.
Relax your Body
Many people put too much stress on their muscles during work, walking helps release all tensions and calm down your body.
Burns your Calories
If you are doing stress eating, you can also do walk in same time to burn extra calories. Walking with stress eating will not add extra weight to your body.
Think and widen your Vision
With a walk, you can think on many things which are giving you stress and enhance your understanding of your present situation or about life.
Stressful environment narrows your vision. With the help of the good long walk, you can think deeply and widen your vision.
Choose a good Companion
Choose a walking companion who is willing to listen to you and helps you sort out what is causing you stress, and also gives you emotional support and advice.
Walk with your Spouse
If a couple builds walking together as a habit it naturally leads to conversation, sharing, and a better understanding of each other.