Written By Liz Oakes
Finding ways to relieve stress is helpful, especially if you wish to lift your feelings when you are anxious, stressed or depressed. The longer you remain in a stressed and negative state, the harder it is to pick up afterwards.
Methods that you can use to release anxiety, tension and stress includes using various tools such as meditation, affirmations and using healing crystals for stress of course.
The longer you remain in a stressed and negative state, the harder it is to pick up afterwards. For any issue my go to is crystals is of course, but there are a few other ways you can help your stress.
There are also a large number of healing crystals for you to use for stress relief and many of these are powerful stones to help anxiety and depression.
World events have made life has been quite difficult in recent times, with health issues sweeping the world. The resulting problems in the financial system mean that a lot of people are thinking negatively.
When negative thoughts flow through to the body, they may turn into health problems. The signs of stress include heart disease, high blood pressure and severe tension.
Life has been difficult at the moment and many people are extremely stressed. More than anything you just don't feel happy, and want very much to feel the good sort of 'normal' again.
This means it is time for a change! Time to use new ways to relieve stress. So lets dive in and look at all the methods that you can use if you are suffering with these debilitating issues.
The large number of both man-made and natural disasters happening around the world can cause you to feel stressed or depressed, and it valuable not to ignore the stress you may be feeling.
Even if you are not personally involved, hearing about these things often makes you feel anxious and sends everyone's stress levels up.
When you feel anxious, it is important to make an attempt to lift your state of mind as soon as possible. Meditation is one of the better ways to relieve stress that you have at your disposal.
This is a highly beneficial activity that you can do to relieve anxiety and stress and you will feel more at peace after doing a meditation. How does meditation help you?
While you are meditating your brain waves need to slow, as ideally
their rhythm changes from the beta wave, of normal day to day
activities, to the slower alpha wave.
Two particular areas of the brain, the Amygdala and the Anterior Cingulate Cortex are known to be related to quieting your mind, allowing you to let go of stress and tension.
Many people say they have trouble quieting their mind and stopping the mind chatter.
If you are one of these people who finds it hard to stop those persistent thoughts from interrupting, using Isochronic Tones are an effective aid to help you to be able to meditate better.
If you have not heard of isochronic tones before, and would like some more details, click here to go to my article on Isochronic Tones for an in-depth look at how they work.
Using these tones assists you because it works by encouraging these special areas of the brain, to entrain with the new rhythms that are introduced by hearing these tones.
As your mind chatter stops, you will go deeper into the meditative (alpha) state. Ways to relieve stress that use meditation may aid your health, as it may improve your blood pressure and ease tension, both related to stress.
Using special crystals for stress is one of the ways to relieve stress that you can benefit from, and utilizing them for stress relief is very simple.
Chrysanthemum Stone shown below is an example of one of the stones you may choose to use. The two best ways to use their vibration is firstly to keep them on your body and secondly to use them in meditation.
During meditation you need to relax for it to be successful. Using stones that help you to relax and that ease stress has been shown to be helpful.
Learn easy meditation methods and hold one of the stress relief stones in your hand while you meditate. Many crystals also offer excellent healing attributes and aid you to develop new gifts.
In addition they have other attributes which include aiding you to develop psychic gifts and helping to enhance your creativity as well as a range of other powerful metaphysical and healing properties.
There have been quite a few books written about the idea of using affirmations. I strongly believe in the effectiveness of affirmations, as they can help you in a variety of ways.
Louise Hay talks about the healing aspects and the power of positive affirmations in her book 'You Can Heal Your Life'.
may also place any of the lovely calming healing crystals in the room
you spend the most time in, including next to your bed or under your
If you have trouble sleeping there are specific crystals for sleeping better, so check out this article if you are experiencing insomnia.
If you are wondering about the best ways to use your stress relief crystals here are some of the best ways you can use them.
It is imperative that when you feel stressed or anxious, that you endeavor to improve your state of mind as soon as possible.
If you are still not sure about how to do meditation, it may benefit you to learn a simple way to get started. Take a look at my in-depth page with easy ways to get started with meditation.
Try out some of the ways to relieve stress that are suggested above, as this may help you if you have been feeling anxious, stressed or depressed, and aid you to lift out of it.
If you have severe anxiety and feel that perhaps you need professional help, there is an excellent article about treatments for anxiety here.