Top 5 ways to manage stress 2024 (Practical ideas, relaxation tips and more...)

We can all get stressed from time to time. Feeling stressed out is not uncommon in our busy world. But while a little tension can be okay, too much over a long period can be seriously bad for your health. The good news is there are some things you can do to help reduce stress in your daily life. Have a look at our ideas below for how to manage your stress and feel more relaxed.

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5 tips to feel less stressed

  1. Take care of your mind and body. Eat healthily, get enough sleep, get out into nature, do some physical activity or exercise – whatever helps you feel rested, relaxed and rejuvenated. Relaxing in a hot spa is a great way relax – boosting both mental and physical health (learn more below).
  2. Be kind to yourself. Remember, you can only do so much in one day. Take the pressure off and give yourself a break. If you find that difficult, think how you would treat a friend in the same position. What would you say to them?
  3. Find activities to de-stress. Try and do one thing every day that makes you feel good and helps relieve stress. Watch a movie, have a spa or hang out with friends.
  4. Prioritise and simplify. Put things in perspective by focusing on what is really important in your life. Put more energy into connecting with the things that matter, and less into the things that don’t.
  5. Learn how to manage stress. Whether we like it or not, stress is a part of modern-day life. We might not be able to get rid of it - but we can reduce its effect on us. Skills like problem-solving, healthy communication, healthy thinking. meditation, breathing techniques and better planning can all help you manage stress better.

Interested to know how stressed you are? Take our quiz to find out.

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PLUS...Hydrotherapy is a great all-rounder for stress-busting!

If you’re feeling stressed and looking for ways to unwind and relax - the healing and rejuvenating powers of a hydrotherapy spa could be just what you need!

Hydrotherapy spas are specifically designed to reduce stress, promote relaxation and alleviate muscle pain and tension.

Six ways hydrotherapy spas reduce stress

  1. Reduce muscle tension
  2. Alleviate pressures on joints
  3. Encourage healthy blood circulation throughout the body
  4. Promote the flow of endorphins
  5. Stimulate tired limbs and soothe sore muscles
  6. Provide space for relaxation and mindfulness. With high-volume jetting systems and lighter-than-air water buoyancy, nothing beats the feeling of slipping into a hot spa and letting the tensions of the day melt away. View some of our most popular hydrotherapy spas.

DISCLAIMER This information is not intended to prescribe a particular diagnosis or course of action. It is about creating new possibilities for people to help themselves. We are not medical professionals. If you have any concerns about your current well being, please contact a GP or seek professional help and advice.

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