De-stress in A MINUTE

Mother & Baby (Australia) - - Expert Advice -

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PHONE A FRIEND A prob­lem shared is a prob­lem halved. A quick chat with some­one who un­der­stands your predica­ment should help you to see the funny side.

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EAT A BANANA It’s high in potas­sium, which helps reg­u­late blood pres­sure and keeps blood-sugar lev­els up.

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DANCE TO AN UP­BEAT SONG You’d be sur­prised how quickly your mood can im­prove with a quick blast of your favourite tune. Bey­oncé can be a great dis­trac­tion!

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POUR YOUR­SELF A HOT CUP OF BLACK TEA It de­creases the amount of cor­ti­sol (the stress hor­mone) in your body and gets you to sit qui­etly for a minute.

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LOSE YOUR­SELF IN LAVENDER A spritz of this is proven to lower heart rates and blood pres­sure. Plus, you’ll smell lovely. It’s a win-win!

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