How to stay calm in 2021? Despite all the changes in our lives. The global Pandemic has served to be the biggest life changer. The stress we faced has adversely impacted our lives. Our thinking has changed and we are not affected only physically but there is a drastic change in our emotional and mental patterns. Stress not only disturbs our functioning but also makes us less efficient. Leading to a gloomy sad life.
Stress and tensions not only makes us irritated but also makes us fall sick again and again. So we have compiled some tips and secrets that will help you to stay calm in 2021.
HOW TO STAY CALM IN 2021 (SECRETS OF PEACEFUL LIFE)
MAKE A LIST
Secret number 1, This may sound very easy as we always think that we know what makes us happy. But when you write your ideas you get a clear vision of what actually you want in life. And which things can make you happy. The best suggestion is to make an every-day routine list when you are going to bed. Take at least 10-15 minutes to schedule your next day routine.
“The worst among you is the one whose today is the same as yesterday”
Therefore, it is advised to make your every day worth living and better than yesterday.
WAKE UP EARLY:
The second most effective tip is to wake up early. You might have listened to this proverb
“Too early to bed too early to rise makes a man healthy wealthy and wise”
We have programmed our bodies to fight and flight mode. Due to which our muscles are tense, and we are always absorbing anxiety around us. We have forgotten to enjoy little moments in life. We have drawn ourselves away from nature. What you can do is go out in the morning look at the blue sky, enjoy the chirping of birds. Breath in the fresh morning air. Observe the sun rising, the blowing wind, the changing seasons and things around you. A lot of stress gets relieved when we start to rejoice the minute yet the most precious gifts of nature. And if you want to enjoy nature and be close to the universe the right time for that is early in the morning. When the world starts to rise.
The third tip is to accept challenges. Accept the fact first that life is never a bed of roses.
The transition of the time is very fast. You never know what is to come in the next moment of life. So, we have to be prepared for the upcoming instances of life. So, the problem is how should we prepare our selves?
The answer to this question is that worries, stress and problems in our lives are there to make us strong. Nature wants to make us learn something from them. It wants us to move just one step ahead and make us stronger than ever before. These problems are going to unlock our untapped potentials. Therefore, Don’t take your problems as worry rather face them as a challenge.
Because when we view things as a challenge we start to focus more on it. Our approach changes from grieving and being sad to a solution-oriented approach. Hence this will not only change your perception. But also bring a positive vibe and energy in you.
“Nature gives you only two chances, accept it or change it”– Umair Nisar
Don’t leave the thing for tomorrow:
The forth secrete is not to do procrastination. A very famous saying is “Tomorrow never comes until it’s too late”. We are blessed with a beautiful day every morning. Put all your energy and efforts to make your day the best. Most of all do not procrastinate. This will not only make things more stressful but also challenging. Complete your job as soon as possible. As the thought to complete the work tomorrow never gets accomplished. The best thing to understand this concept is to imagine your present and future self. When you envision your future self as having the task accomplished and feeling relax. Your minds will get a green signal of doing the work as soon as possible. As the brain wants the reward of feeling good and calm.
FOCUS ON YOUR DIET:
A very famous proverb is that you are what you eat. Therefore, you have to focus on your diet in order to live a healthy and stress-free life. We as human beings have the choice of who we want to be. With the changing world and the ongoing pandemic, the stress level has increased to a great extent in humans. Our immunity level needs to be very strong to protect ourself. This will also help you to stay calm and peaceful.
Chronic stress can lead to obesity and other health-related issues like constipation, stomach cramps and disturbing headaches. Choosing the right diet is going to help your brain and body release stress hormones. What to do? So the answer is including more fruits and vegetables. Avoid eating canned, oily food and using frizzy and carbonated drinks.
IMPROVE YOUR RELATIONSHIPS:
The question is how to stay calm and peaceful while having good relationships in 2021. Good relationships are the key to a happy stress-free life in. According to psychology humans are social animals we can not survive alone. Humans have innate need to form good and strong relationships. Relationships are connected to some of our deepest feelings. We sense satisfaction, contentment and relaxation when the relationships are positive. Having good people in our life has a great impact on our health. Therefore, good relationships keep us healthier and happiest.
People who lack a social interest and don’t have a social life and live with family conflict are prone to more stressful situations in life.
“When you are at peace you can make anything”- UMAIR NISAR
Sleep helps in regulating your emotions. The best thing one can do to bring himself calm and peacefulness in 2021 is, manging the sleep.For that taking, power naps are going to be very beneficial. Take deep breathes and lie on your back. Be in a comfortable position and sleep. Your power nap should not exceed from 30 minutes. I.e to say 25 minimum and 30 minutes maximum. This will help you cut off the world for some time. Align your thinking patterns. And help you prevent from mindless scrolling. You refresh the system and get a spike of alertness and increased engine performance. Most people just need to avoid sleepiness to get a boost in motivation.
Physical exercise will help bump up the output of the brain’s feel-good neurotransmitters, or endorphins. But how does exercise help us to stay calm?. Exercise may offer stress relief to the body by removing the symptoms of stress, such as flight or battle reaction, and allowing the body and its processes to function together during these effects. This will also contribute to beneficial effects in the body including the cardiovascular, digestive and immune systems by helping to shield your body from the adverse effects of stress. Regular exercise can increase self-confidence, boost your mood, help you sleep and alleviate symptoms of moderate depression and anxiety. Exercise can also boost your sleep, which is also disturbed by stress, depression and anxiety. All of these fitness advantages will relieve your stress levels and give you a feeling of control over your health and your life.
Throughout the day, as we feel tension, our bodies respond instinctively in ways that make us ready to fight or escape. This is the stress reflex of the body, better known as the fight-or-flight response. This physical reaction is useful in certain situations of serious risk. However, the continuity of this state will cause physical harm to any part of the body. Meditation affects the body in just the same direction to stress by activating the body’s calming reflex. It returns the body to a relaxed state, allowing the body to heal itself and avoiding new injury from the physical effects of stress. It will relax your mind and body by slowing down the stress-induced thoughts that hold your body’s stress response activated.
POSITIVE SELF TALK:
If your self-talk is generally negative, you may be aware of events if your life is more stressful than it needs to be, and you create unnecessary anxiety and stress for yourself. You may be attributing negative motivations to people who are well-meaning, you may be perceived as unable to deal with the challenges you face, and you may be seeing only more negatives than positive ones. When you hear yourself doing something bad in your head, you can interrupt your mind-stream thoughts by saying “Stop” to yourself. Saying that loud is going to be more helpful. What you can do is replace negative statements with neutral statements or positive ones. Instead of saying how can I handle this? Say to yourself I have the ability to handle this.
BE MORE PRODUCTIVE:
How to stay calm while being productive in 2021?.
The secrete is Instead of sitting and crying over a situation. You should get up and do something productive. Don’t multitask as it will make you bored soon. Try to do one task at a time. This will keep you focused and distracted. It is hard to be very productive every day. So, you can engage in small and easy tasks. Example cleaning your cupboards or drawers, Re-arranging your bookshelf, or cooking an easy simple dish. This will make you organized and calm at the same time.
PRACTICE DEEP BREATHING:
The best way to make tension temporary is to do something every day: breathing. The habit of being in a moment of breathing will help to teach the brain to concentrate. When you are tired, take a few minutes to concentrate on your breathing. Lock the door, strip out all the other noise, and just relax in the chair and breathe. The intention is to spend all the time concentrating on your breathing, which will keep your mind from roaming about and will help you to keep calm in this upcoming year. Think of how you feel to breathe in and out. That sounds easy, but for more than a minute or two, it’s hard to do.
SO, these were some tips that will help you to stay calm in 2021 and make you live a stress-free life.
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