A big majority of people around the world suffer from stress. Often times the pressures of life can be too much, and people find themselves at a breaking point. Negative stress is sure to take a toll on a person’s daily life as well as their health. Unfortunately, stress can lead to obesity, high blood pressure, heart disease, anxiety and depression in addition to other problems. However, there are ways to combat stress naturally.


Massage is an excellent natural remedy for stress. It is a wonderful way to open blocked energy channels and to get the blood flow moving smoothly again in the body. Massage is also wonderful for relaxing tense muscles, reducing pain and improving overall circulation.


Meditation is another wonderful way to counteract stress naturally. In all fairness, meditation is not as hard as it seems and it takes only fifteen to thirty minutes a day, making it a perfect escape for the hustle and bustle of a jam-packed daily schedule. To do meditation, give yourself some space, close your eyes and focus on how you breathe. Breathing in and out at a natural pace, and being well aware of this action, brings an amazing sense of calm and overall feeling of peace.


Although it should be considered a no-brainer, exercise is one of the best natural remedies to relieve your body of stress and set you back into the right frame of mind. It does not matter whether it is yoga, swimming or running, exercise gives a person a chance to be alone with their thoughts while working up a sweat. Exercise sends endorphins into the brain, which improves a person’s mood, generally for the better, as well as prevents obesity and other severe health problems of living a sedentary lifestyle.


An overhaul to a person’s current diet can also play a factor in alleviating stress naturally. Junk food is often linked to depression, so clean up your diet and incorporate more healthy foods. Whole grains and protein are known for improving moods, while other stress-busting foods include salmon, blueberries, and almonds. Eating properly nourishes one’s body and provides the right amount of energy to tackle every little stress-inducing thing that comes one’s way.


One of the most important factors to reducing stress is sleep. It truly is the most important natural stress reducer of all. It is important to establish bedtime rituals that signal to your brain it is time to wind down and go to sleep, as well as find the right balance of sleep that you need.


Combating stress naturally in Phuket 

Santosa Detox and Wellness Center is located in the Kata hills, just above the neighbourhood of the same name and the popular Kata Beach in Phuket, Thailand. Our goal is to encourage others to lead a healthy lifestyle and support and inspire them on their health and wellness journey. If you are looking to alleviate stress, then our center is the perfect place for you.


Here at Santosa we offer a variety of health and wellness programs including yoga, massage and meditation which are all wonderful natural remedies for stress. For more information, simply fill out the enquiry form below and a member of staff will contact you. We look forward to welcoming you to Santosa Detox and Wellness Center here in tropical Phuket.

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