Today is #StressAwarenessDay
If you are reading this, and you are feeling a bit stressed or anxious – why not give this a go! Release your shoulders, unclench your jaw, and take a nice, slow deep breath in………and then a nice, slow relaxed exhale out. When we are stressed our muscles automatically contract and if you are anything like me, this happens in my neck and shoulders . When our shoulders and neck are tense it triggers the ‘stress response’ or ‘fight or flight mode’. Next time this happens to you, try slowly relaxing your muscles by taking a deep slow breath and as you slowly exhale, consciously let your shoulders come down away from your ears and invite some calm, stillness and balance into your mind.