Parenting - Behaviour | 0-18 yrs

8 Quick Calming-down Techniques

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While advancements in various spheres of life has benefitted us in many ways, they have also led to an increase in stress and anxiety. As a result, many of us are nowadays experiencing health issues like depression and hypertension. 

While more and more individuals are falling prey to mental health issues like stress and anxiety, the fact is that we can help ourselves beat these problems. 

In this ClipBook, we list eight easy-to-do things that can help calm you down. All of them are quite simple techniques and you should be able to practise them on your own. You may even practise more than one technique at a time, if that works for you. 

Read on to find out what these are, and what might most suit your needs. 

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Walking

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Listening To Music

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Performing Breathing Exercises

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Looking At Calming Images

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Engaging In Physical Activity — Exercise

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Inhaling Fragrances

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Doing Progressive Muscle Relaxation

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Writing A Diary Or Journal

While we tend to write only to record what we want to, writing down our thoughts can have a therapeutic effect on our mind. Putting down on paper what is troubling us or what we are going through can have many benefits like reducing stress, decrea...

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