2. Savor a Sweet Mango
We don’t all have the time and money to take a tropical vacation every year. However, you can whisk your senses away to tropical climes by enjoying a juicy snack of fresh mango. The fruit contains, linalool, a compound that naturally eases anxiety.
3. Visualize Your Happy Place
A remote fishing cottage, playing with your childhood pet, laying in bed with your special someone—whatever and wherever your happy place is, you can get there quick by simply closing your eyes and using a technique known as “creative visualization,” which instantly produces the warm fuzzies!
4. Stretch Out
It’s no wonder you’re stressed! After sitting in the same spot for hours (I’m looking at you computer), the blood flow in your body is as stagnant as your mood. So do yourself a favor—stand up and stretch out to relieve muscle tension and encourage fresh blood flow.
5. Brew Some Tea
Instead of setting your mood to boil—set the kettle to boil and brew some tea, green preferably. Green tea contains L-Theanine, a chemical compound that soothes tension and rage with each calming sip.
6. A Little Dab of Honey Will Do
A spoonful of honey makes the medicine go down and it also relieves those daily annoyances that send your temper soaring. How? Thanks to natural ant-inflammatory compounds that shrink inflammation-causing anxiety in our brains.