How to reduce stress when you are pregnant?

 

Being pregnant can take you to a million kinds of emotions and stress every day. One day you wake up happy, then you’ll be sad or anxious, stressed about what will happen next. Are you doing well? Can you handle this upcoming baby, are you good enough or just simply afraid of the delivery day but at the same time excited to meet your little angel.


Pregnancy is never easy but surely worth it. Today in this article we got your back, we know what you are going through and we are here to help you forget about the stress to have a happy, healthy pregnancy. We listed 4 simple ways that will help you reduce stress during pregnancy:



  • Breathe Deep:
  • This is the simplest and might be an unconscious way of our body to release stress. Whenever some bad thoughts came into your system try to breathe deep, close your eyes, and focus your breathing. Forget about your surroundings, do it for a minute or two, and imagine you are exhaling all the stress as you breathe out.


  • The Art Of Saying No: Not every battle is worth fighting for just like not everything that stresses you is worth all the thinking. Say NO to yourself, teach and convince your brain that no it’s not worth of your time consume all preparing for your little one.

    1. Alter Yourself:  Most of the time it’s what we do that causes stress and we don’t realize it. Habits are not easy to change. Try to let go of one bad habit at a time. Set your mindset in such a way that stress won’t easily present itself to you. Check your habits. Maybe it’s your overthinking that invites stress, or maybe it’s your routine of putting things off until the last minute.

    1. Try To Relax: Everyone has that one thing they do or go to when everything feels too much. do whatever it is that helps you release all that stress may it be a happy place, plans with friends, a vacation, or music. If you don’t have that thing yet, find it. It’ll come in handy when the world feels like ganging up on you.


    On the other hand, stress can be a good thing if you can handle it to the point that it will challenge you or drive you to achieve more. Well everyone gets stressed even more pregnant women we just need to learn how to manage it. It takes practice but for sure you can cope up. Think of the positive things all the time.





    Resources:

    https://www.helpguide.org/articles/stress/stress-management.htm

    http://www.webmd.com/balance/guide/blissing-out-10-relaxation-techniques-reduce-stress-spot


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