We feel you, mama! When you feel like there’s so much going on and that you can’t handle it anymore, consider these reminders to reclaim your inner peace.
Learn proper breathing techniques
According to Harvard Medical School, breath control helps us manage our response to stress. “Breath focus helps you concentrate on slow, deep breathing and aids you in disengaging from distracting thoughts and sensations.”
Deep breathing helps you turn down your response to stressful thoughts and situations.
Not only is exercise good for your body, it’s also a great way to release stress after an overwhelming day. While rest can obviously provide you with relaxation, it’s also worth noting that exercise can also be relaxing. This is because endorphins, the neurochemicals that help minimize discomfort and bring about feelings of euphoria and general well-being, are released when you work up a sweat.
Exercise also boosts your confidence and sense of control. Meet other fit and active mamas who enjoy yin yoga, circuit training, mat Pilates, and Vinyasa yoga at Move & Flow fitness classes. Or if you want a more exhilarating activity that combines conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements, check out drumming-based cardio workout.