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Wedding Stress - Are you Using this Simple Technique?

Wedding stress can take a serious toll on your energy levels, your mood, and your skin tone. You don't want to look like a weary bride on your big day, do you?

So, it's important to handle stress in some way.


Simple. You release stress with a quick and easy technique that you will learn in this article. The technique is so simple that little children can do it.

What you will learn in this article is - how to slow down your mind and quiet your nervous system, so your body can get much needed rest.

The technique is called "I am relaxed". Yes, that's it. I am relaxed. That's the technique. And here is how it's done:

  1. Find a quiet place where you will not be interrupted for about 10 minutes.

  2. Sit down in a comfortable position (you can also lie down if you would like).

  3. Close your eyes and turn your attention to your body and your breath.

  4. Take a slow deep breath in, breathing into your belly. If you need to, put a hand on your belly (cover your belly button). Your hand should move up with each inhale.

  5. As you inhale, say to yourself "I am".

  6. Now, slowly exhale and say to yourself "Relaxed".

  7. Repeat. Inhale - deep into your belly (feel your hand moving up) and say "I am".

  8. Exhale, slowly and say "Relaxed".

Make sure that your breaths are slow and deep. That's the key to your success. Making the breaths really slow and deep. This quiets down the nervous system and slows everything down.

When done properly, you will feel calm in about 3 minutes of deep breathing.

You can also practice deep breathing without the mantra "I am relaxed". Deep breathing on its own will have a profound effect on your stress levels.

See how easy it is handle stress with this simple technique?

For more ways how to handle wedding stress, explore the following relaxation techniques:


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Words of Wisdom

The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.
~Sydney J. Harris

Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.
~Chinese Proverb

There cannot be a stressful crisis next week. My schedule is already full.
~Henry Kissinger

Humor, a great stress reliever!
Laugh, be happy and have less stress!
~Catherine Pulsifer




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