Stress is all around us, and all it takes is just a simple provoking situation to make you go mad. In these cases, you need to return to your happy place, but things aren’t that simple. When clouded by angry thoughts, the mind just doesn’t function as it should. There’s a cooling period before everything returns to control so you can think positively once again.
The good news is that there are many techniques that can help you relax and open the door to your happy place. Here are just a few:
If you want to calm your mind in just a few minutes, take deep 5-second breaths. Just take deep breaths and count from 1 to 5, then hold your breath for 5 seconds. Exhale to the count of 5 again and repeat until you’re calm. This simple trick will slow down your heart rate and your mind and is pretty helpful in stressful situations.
Look at a Picture of Something you Love
No matter what you’re enraged about, looking at a picture of something you love will help you calm down. It can be anything – a picture of the sea, a landscape or a picture of your loved one. Just look at it for a couple of minutes and you should feel much better. If it doesn’t help, try some of the other techniques.
Funny Videos Help as Well
You know how they say – laughter is the best medicine. When you’re upset, a funny video can soothe your mind down and help you think positive thoughts once again. Just visit YouTube and watch something funny. If you don’t know what to play, let us help:
How can you be angry after watching this cute video?! The babies are just so adorable! Watch it till the end and we promise that you’ll be calmer by the time it finishes.