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Manage Your Stress, Improve Your Wellbeing

Managing stress is crucial for everyone, but especially for women who are often juggling multiple responsibilities, such as work, family, and caregiving.



Quick mindfulness

2-Minute Breathing Exercise: This simple breathing exercise can help reduce stress and calm the mind in just 2 minutes:

  • Sit in a comfortable position with your back straight.

  • Close your eyes and take a deep breath in through your nose, counting to 4.

  • Hold your breath for a count of 7.

  • Slowly exhale through your mouth, counting to 8.

  • Repeat the cycle 3-4 times.

Mindful Body Scan

This mindfulness exercise can help you become more aware of your body and reduce stress in just 2 minutes:

  • Sit in a comfortable position with your back straight.

  • Close your eyes and take a few deep breaths.

  • Focus your attention on your body, starting at the top of your head and working your way down.

  • Notice any areas of tension or discomfort, and consciously release the tension as you exhale.

  • Move down your body, paying attention to each part, until you reach your feet.

  • Take a few deep breaths and then slowly open your eyes.

Lifestyle Tips


  1. Exercise regularly: Regular physical activity can reduce stress and improve mood.

  2. Get enough sleep: Adequate sleep is essential for reducing stress and maintaining overall health.

  3. Eat a healthy diet: A balanced diet rich in nutrients can improve mood and reduce stress.

  4. Practice mindfulness: Mindfulness practices such as meditation or yoga can help reduce stress and improve overall well-being.

  5. Spend time in nature: Spending time in nature can reduce stress levels and promote relaxation.

  6. Connect with others: Social support is important for managing stress, so spend time with friends and family or join a support group.

  7. Take breaks: Taking regular breaks throughout the day can help reduce stress and increase productivity.

  8. Practice self-care: Engage in activities that bring you joy and help you relax, such as reading, listening to music, or taking a warm bath.

Useful Apps

  • Headspace: Headspace is a popular meditation app that offers guided meditation sessions to help reduce stress and improve overall well-being.

  • Calm: Calm is another popular meditation app that offers guided meditations, soothing music, and breathing exercises to help manage stress.

  • Pacifica: Pacifica is an app that offers daily mood tracking, guided meditations, and relaxation techniques to help manage stress and anxiety.

  • Happify: Happify is an app that offers games, activities, and guided meditations to help improve mood and manage stress.

  • MyLife: MyLife is an app that offers personalised meditations and breathing exercises based on your current mood and stress levels.

  • Stop, Breathe & Think: Stop, Breathe & Think is an app that offers guided meditations, breathing exercises, and personalised recommendations based on your current stress levels.

  • Aura: Aura is an app that offers personalised meditation and mindfulness exercises based on your current mood and stress levels.

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