It is common for us to be overwhelmed or stressed about things that happen in life, but this must not bring us down. Stress can be a very dangerous thing to keep within ourselves, this can lead to many negative effects on both physical and mental health. Make time to refresh and relax your mind and body.
A Furry Companion for Dementia Patients?
Several journal studies have discussed how animal therapy helps individuals with dementia, as well as those with emotional and psychiatric issues, increase their well-being, and decrease agitation and isolation. Studies have shown that the human-animal bond makes a significant improvement in a person’s mood, activities, social interactions, and overall well-being.
There are always days when we get too busy about different things that may burn us out, the tips below may help you recover from a stressful day:
- Take slow, deep breaths or try other breathing exercises for relaxation
- Soak in a warm bath
- Practice mindful meditation
- Write your thoughts down
- Listen to soothing music
Fun and Healthy Exercises at Home
- Jump Rope
- Hula Hooping